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Philadelphia Electrical and Technology Charter High School

About this school...

Mission Statement:
Our vision is to provide each student with the skills and knowledge for college and the workplace.

21st Century CLC expert panelists, BOOST Collaborative, 2013

Points of pride:
Award-winning Cooperative Education Program; vibrant community service program; one-to-one iPad program; 21st Century Community Learning Center program; dual-enrollment program with Community College of Philadelphia

AP courses:
U.S. History

Other special academic offerings:
Law, Government, Psychology, Personal Finance, Introductory Accounting, Health Topics, SAT Prep, Graphic Design, Career Preparation

Foreign languages:

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

Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association, School Advisory Council, afterschool volunteers, volunteers on discipline review committee, board of trustees members

Arts activities and classes:
Visual arts instruction

Activities & special programs:
Annual talent show; National Honor Society; student government; yearbook: Union; multicultural club; WHYY broadcasting club; art club; graphic design club; music club; robotics club; knitting club

Boys' sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Intramurals*

Girls' sports:
Basketball, Softball, Intramurals*

SEPTA routes:
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

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Comments (4)

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
Submitted by Anonymous on September 29, 2014 11:11 am

i want to go here but the comments make me dont a little but

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