Citywide Admission

A. Philip Randolph Career Academy

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Accredidations and Awards:
Highest NOCTI scores in the district, 2016; Emmy-nominated promotional video; culinary competition/scholarship winners
AP Courses:
World History, Human Geography
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Dual enrollment with Philadelphia University where students can earn up to 13 college credits for free; National Honor Honor Society; Senior Project Support and Supervision; PSAT/SAT preparation
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
OSHA Certification; SafeServe certification
Parent Involvement:
School Advisory Council; School Community Steering Committee
Arts Activities and Classes:
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Activities and Special Programs:
Organizations include; SkillsUSA, Health Occupations Students of America, DECA; opportunities include: Year-long and summer internships, NOCTI scores can earn students up to 9 college credits; Partnerships include SEPTA Airgas, Fleet Management, Rebuild Together. Lowe's, CF Charities, PTR Baler, Lenfest Foundation; certifications include: CPR, Hazmat, Pennsylvania Dental X-ray License, Certified Nursing Assistant, EMT, SP2, ServeSafe, OHSA
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Bowling, Track & Field
Girls Sports:
Softball, Cheerleading, Basketball, Track & Field, Bowling
Septa Routes:
1, 32, 48, 56, 60, R
Contact Information
3101 Henry Ave., 19129
Dr. Michelle Burns, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Citywide Admission
Enrollment: 435
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Marks of A, B, or C; no more than 10 absences; no more than 5 latenesses; no negative disciplinary reports on the most recent final report card
ELLS: 1.4%
Special Education: 29%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 73%
Waiting List? No
Racial Demographics:African American – 91% Latino – 7% Asian – 0% White – 1% Other – 0%

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