Also closed are early childhood and afterschool programs.
The public and media are urged to monitor the District website at www.philasd.org for any updates.
Updated information will also be posted on the District's Information Hotline at 215-400-INFO (4636).
Meanwhile, Archdiocesan Schools in Philadelphia are also Tuesday due to Hurricane Sandy.
The City of Philadelphia is under a state of emergency.
In Philadelphia, the American Red Cross has set up emergency shelters at three schools that are expected to be opened Sunday beginning at 4:00 p.m.
West Philadelphia High School
4901 Chestnut Street
Roxborough High School
6498 Ridge Avenue
Samuel Fels High School
5500 Langdon Street
(All open at 4pm Sunday)