Philadelphia Electrical and Technology Charter High School
About this school...
Our vision is to provide each student with the skills and knowledge for college and the workplace.
Best Practices Award for Outstanding Academic Growth, 2006; Best Practices Award for Community Partnerships and Co-op Program, 2008; AYP made for 2009-10 and 2010-11
Points of pride: Award-winning Cooperative Education Program; vibrant community service program
Other special academic offerings:
Electrical Theory, Telecommunications, Law, Government, Personal Finance, Accounting, Health Topics, Microsoft Business Applications, SAT prep, Graphic Design
Spanish (Students may study other languages, including Chinese, French, German, and Latin, independently through Lincoln Interactive courses.)
Measures for positive, safe learning:
Zero tolerance policy; Parent Discipline Review Committee; annual update of board-approved discipline policy; 7 security personnel; safety policies approved by Philadelphia Fire and Police Departments; regular fire evacuation, lockdown, and shelter-in-place drills
Home & School Association, School Advisory Council, volunteer on discipline review committee, board of trustees members
Activities & special programs:
Annual talent show; National Honor Society; student government; student volunteers club; yearbook: Union; multicultural club; broadcasting club; mock trial team; video gamers club
2, 4, 9, 12, 16, 17, 21, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 42, 44, 48, 62, 78, 124, 125; 10, 11, 13, 34, and 36 Trolley; Broad Street subway, Market-Frankford El; Regional Rail