Philadelphia Electrical and Technology Charter High School
About this school...
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.
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.
Other special academic offerings:
Electrical Theory, Telecommunications
Measures for positive, safe learning:
Zero tolerance violence policy; Parent Discipline Review Committee; annual update of board-approved discipline policy; 7 security personnel
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
Broad Street subway, Market-Frankford El