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Overall
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Charter High School for Architecture + Design
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Overall
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Math
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Science
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School Incidents
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Reading
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Attendance
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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Waiting List SizeAs of 15 December 2017, there are a total of 725 students on the wait list for 2017-2018. As of 15 December 2017, there are 265 9th grade applicants on the wait list for 2017-2018.
  • Enrollment600
  • PrincipalRose Scioli
  • Phone Number215-351-2900
  • School Emailaphillips@chadstaff.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBSL (Chinatown), MFL (5th Street, 8th Street), Bus (9, 12, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, 47, 47M, 61, 62, 78)
  • Address 105 South 7th Street
    2nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • NeighborhoodCenter City East
  • Tuition$0
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 15th, 2018
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Mission

CHAD engages and educates Philadelphia students through the power of design thinking and introducing creative career opportunities. CHAD values and believes that collaboration builds community, creative thinking empowers dreams, passion develops...

CHAD engages and educates Philadelphia students through the power of design thinking and introducing creative career opportunities. CHAD values and believes that collaboration builds community, creative thinking empowers dreams, passion develops skills to sustain excellence, and stewardship inspires responsible care of resources.

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Points of Pride

* High graduation rate * High number of graduates attending colleges and universities * Academic support programs and tutoring. * Daily Design classes as students pursue a high school design major * Robust community and institutional partnerships

* High graduation rate * High number of graduates attending colleges and universities * Academic support programs and tutoring. * Daily Design classes as students pursue a high school design major * Robust community and institutional partnerships

Admissions Policy

Admission is offered through an application lottery. Applications are accepted on-line through CHAD's website. It is a simple, two step process. First, create an account, then submit an application. PLEASE be sure to provide a correct email...

Admission is offered through an application lottery. Applications are accepted on-line through CHAD's website. It is a simple, two step process. First, create an account, then submit an application. PLEASE be sure to provide a correct email address that is frequently checked. Applications do not roll over from year to year. To begin, go to: http://chadphila.org/admissions

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Safety & Culture

CHAD is committed to fostering social, emotional and academic growth through Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The community cultivates, recognizes, and celebrates success. Special events and student awards build strong...

CHAD is committed to fostering social, emotional and academic growth through Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The community cultivates, recognizes, and celebrates success. Special events and student awards build strong relationships between CHAD's faculty and students.

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 88.9%
White 1.6%
Hispanic 6.5%
Asian 0.7%
Other 2.2%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 52.5%
Male Students 47.6%

Special Education

Special Ed 19.8%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.4%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 79%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 0.4%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
190
10th Grade Students
170
11th Grade Students
120
12th Grade Students
120
Total Students
600

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
2.5

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 56%

AP Class Offerings

  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Visual Arts,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Dance

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Dance,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Bowling,
  • Volleyball

Other Activities

Chess; Yearbook; Fashion Club and Annual Fashion Show; Architecture Club; Hard Hat Club; Cooking Club; Poetry and Creative Writing Club; Anime Club; Hip Hop Club; Music Club; National Honor Society; Peer Tutors; SAT Prep Club; and Student Art...

Chess; Yearbook; Fashion Club and Annual Fashion Show; Architecture Club; Hard Hat Club; Cooking Club; Poetry and Creative Writing Club; Anime Club; Hip Hop Club; Music Club; National Honor Society; Peer Tutors; SAT Prep Club; and Student Art Exhibitions;

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Electives

Architecture Environmental Design Fashion Design Fine Arts Graphic Design Industrial and Product Design Interactive Design Mechanical Design

Architecture Environmental Design Fashion Design Fine Arts Graphic Design Industrial and Product Design Interactive Design Mechanical Design

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association

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