Swenson Arts and Technology High School
About this school...
To prepare students for careers, apprenticeships, and post-secondary studies by offering challenging academic and career programs in a safe, supportive, learning environment, empowering students to become lifelong learners and productive members of society. All Swenson students complete a challenging career program major tied to industry standards with exit assessments and certifications.
State PIAA Girls Track Championship; award-winning culinary program; recognized by the Pennsylvania State Department of Education as a "Career Center that Works;" international student exchange program; received Hamels Grant in 2011; 94% student average daily attendance; 96% average staff attendance; operates Fox Chase Farm as a demonstration farm/land laboratory for Philadelphia
Points of pride:
Successful partnership with Philadelphia Academies, Inc.; annual Poland/American Student Exchange Program; excellent NOCTI (National Occupational Competency Testing Institute) scores; Peer Mediation/Anti-Bullying Program
Career & Technical Education programs:
Carpentry/Carpenter; Welding Technology/Welder; Autobody/ Collision & Repair Technology/Technician; Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications; Drafting & Design Technology/Technician; Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician; Graphic Communications; Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences; Construction Trades; Plumbing Technology/Plumber; Baking and Pastry/Baker/Pastry Chef; Culinary Arts
English Literature & Composition, United States History
Arts activities and classes:
Instrumental music classes; visual arts instruction; film/video instruction
Activities & special programs:
American Red Cross Club; art club; chess club; culinary competitions; International Cultural Exchange; Instrumental Music Ensemble; journalism; prom committee; Skills USA; student government; yearbook; DECA; HOSA
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track & Field, Soccer, Track & Field
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Indoor Track & Field, Softball, Track & Field
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