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Philadelphia Electrical and Technology Charter High School

About this school...

Mission Statement:

To develop the skills and knowledge in students so that they will be employable in the high-tech industries of the 21st century. Our vision is to provide each student with the skills and knowledge for college and the workplace.

Accreditations/awards:

School District of Philadelphia Best Practice Awards, 2005-06 and 2006-07

Points of pride:

Exceeded the standard for Pennsylvania academic growth in math and reading (PVASS ratings); award-winning Cooperative Education Program; vibrant community service program; summer and afterschool 21st Century program for academic tutoring and recreational activities.

AP courses:
U.S. History

Other special academic offerings:
Electrical Theory, Telecommunications

Foreign languages:
Spanish

Measures for positive, safe learning:

Zero tolerance violence policy; Parent Discipline Review Committee; annual update of board-approved discipline policy; 7 security personnel

Parent Involvement:

School Advisory Council, Other Parent Association, volunteering in school library, discipline review committee, serving on board of trustees

Activities & special programs:

Annual talent show; National Honor Society; student government; yearbook: Union; multicultural club; broadcasting club

Boys' sports:

Baseball, Basketball

Girls' sports:

Basketball, Softball

SEPTA routes:
Broad Street subway, Market-Frankford El

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Comments (3)

Submitted by Anonymous on November 9, 2012 6:57 pm
I went to that school, and now I started to regret going there. The classes I went to, the homework was to finish up the classwork, which most times I got no homework (I often behaved well during class and do the classwork that the teachers give me). The classwork was easy for me to do, and I just sit there and wait for the next instructions that the teachers were suppose to do. This is from a ninth grader who was in this school before.
Submitted by Anonymous on November 9, 2012 6:20 pm
At first, I wanted to go to that school, but now
Submitted by Anonymous on November 26, 2013 12:29 pm
Wondering why the former CEO Mike Nemitz was removed as CEO last month

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