Philadelphia Electrical and Technology Charter High School
About this school...
To develop the skills in students so that they will be employable in the high-tech industries of the 21st century.
Best Practices Award for Outstanding Academic Growth (2006); Best Practices Award for Community Partnerships and Co-op Program (2008); Adequate Yearly Progress made for two consecutive years (2009-10 and 2010-11)
Points of pride:
Comprehensive academic program: four years math, English, science, social studies with electives in Language, Technology, Art, H/PE; Academic Growth Model for students with remediation available for students; Cooperative Education Internships for 12th graders, providing real-world job experience; comprehensive afterschool and summer enrichment program with academic and social programming
United States History
Other special academic offerings:
Electrical Theory, Telecommunications
Activities & special programs:
21st Century After School and Summer Enrichment program offers tutoring, homework help, and social activities such as volleyball, kickball, and ice skating; school-sponsored clubs include student government, National Honor Society, community service club, fitness club, book club
Broad Street subway and Market-Frankford El