Public Schools in Old City, Philadelphia

Choosing an apartment in a good school district is often times a crucial part of the decision-making process. Located in the heart of Philadelphia, Waterfront II’s apartments are near public schools and nestled in Old City, a historic Philadelphia neighborhood that offers an abundance of culture to explore. In addition to a vibrant neighborhood, Waterfront II’s Old City apartments feature expansive floor plans, ample closet space, and gourmet kitchens.

Served by the School District of Philadelphia, the eight largest school district in the country, Waterfront II’s K-12 residents have access to a diverse urban region rich with culture, history, and roots in educational experiences.

The School District of Philadelphia Experience

The School District of Philadelphia teaches more than 134,000 students, enrolled in 150 elementary, 15 middle and 55 high schools. Philadelphia’s schools are driven by community organization, college prep advancement, and student enrichment programs, such as the SDP Universal Free Lunch Program, to make sure that every child gets educational experience they deserve.

Educational Destinations in Old City & the Region

Situated less than 10 minutes from the historic Independence Hall area, residents enjoy the culturally vibrant and entertaining atmosphere surrounding our Old City apartments. Popular destinations such as the Delaware River Waterfront, Penn’s Landing, Northern Liberties, and South Street are located nearby. Our apartment rentals are minutes away from major highways and public transportation, including the Schuylkill Expressway, I-95 and Route 676. You can easily commute to New Jersey, Maryland, and New York, making the possibility of field trips to more of the Northeast’s most engaging destinations right within reach.

Learn more about Waterfront II’s Old City apartments and Philadelphia’s public schools nearby. View our studio rentals and 1-, 2-, or 3-bedroom apartment floor plans and contact our leasing office to check availability.

Waterfront II Old City Nearby Schools

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Contact Waterfront II to learn more about our apartment rentals in Center City! Call our leasing office at 215-351-1535 to schedule a personal virtual apartment tour or FaceTime tour.


    106 S. Front Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106

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