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School Details

  • School TypePublic District Neighborhood
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Enrollment3354
  • PrincipalMs. Linda Carroll and Sharon McCloskey
  • Phone Number215-728-5018
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (19, 67, 70, 77)
  • Address 1601 Cottman Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
  • NeighborhoodRhawnhurst
  • Application DeadlineNovember 13th, 2017
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Mission

Northeast High School seeks to empower students to embrace learning as a lifelong process. We strive to foster in our students a respect for all people regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender or sexual orientation, for this is the very essence...

Northeast High School seeks to empower students to embrace learning as a lifelong process. We strive to foster in our students a respect for all people regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender or sexual orientation, for this is the very essence of learning in a global community. We strive to prepare our students to be contributing members of our 21st-century high-tech society.

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Points of Pride

SPARC Robotics Program Annual SPARC Flight (since 1968) Marine Advanced Tech. Ed. Program Liberty Scholars - Drexel National Merit Scholar Candidates Middle States Accreditation Nationally Accredited Graphic Communication & Graphic Design...

SPARC Robotics Program Annual SPARC Flight (since 1968) Marine Advanced Tech. Ed. Program Liberty Scholars - Drexel National Merit Scholar Candidates Middle States Accreditation Nationally Accredited Graphic Communication & Graphic Design programs Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teacher and Distinguished Leadership Bronze Distinction Advanced Placement Program, only comprehensive school in Philadelphia to offer the AP Diploma Program IB Diploma Program DECA National Finalists Green Technologies Program with community partnerships 87% of NE Graduates attend Ivy League, top-tier and other four- and two-year year colleges or have post-secondary plans for internships, work, or military Raise.me funding partnerships with Penn State and Drexel

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Admissions Policy

Northeast High School is a comprehensive neighborhood school that offers 2 citywide admission and special admission programs housed within our campus. These programs include 2 citywide admission CTE programs for AVID (802A) and Sports Marketing (802S...

Northeast High School is a comprehensive neighborhood school that offers 2 citywide admission and special admission programs housed within our campus. These programs include 2 citywide admission CTE programs for AVID (802A) and Sports Marketing (802S), as well as special admission for Northeast Magnet program (802M), a rigorous college-prep program with AP and IB offerings. Non-special admission programs open to all Northeast students include 9th Grade Academy, Arts Academy for fine and performing arts, Academic Language Program for English Learners, Natural Resource Management for students interested in the growing fields of Green Technologies, and a Health and Medical program for students interested in the health sciences.

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Safety & Culture

Northeast recognizes that school climate and a positive school culture have a lasting impact on student achievement, therefore we are devoted to offering all students a supportive and safe environment that provides opportunities for academic and...

Northeast recognizes that school climate and a positive school culture have a lasting impact on student achievement, therefore we are devoted to offering all students a supportive and safe environment that provides opportunities for academic and social growth. We strive to maintain an educational environment free from all forms of harassment, where each student feels respected.

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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 32%

Accreditations & Honors

Middle States Accreditation 2009 Nationally Accredited Graphic Communication & Graphic Design Programs Lindback Award for Distinguished Teacher Lindback Distinguished Leadership Award

Middle States Accreditation 2009 Nationally Accredited Graphic Communication & Graphic Design Programs Lindback Award for Distinguished Teacher Lindback Distinguished Leadership Award

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 31%
White 19.3%
Hispanic 21.7%
Asian 21.7%
Other 6.2%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 45.1%
Male Students 54.9%

Special Education

Special Ed 11.2%

Gifted Education

Gifted 4%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 72.1%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 20%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
983
10th Grade Students
985
11th Grade Students
739
12th Grade Students
647
Total Students
3354

Safety Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
2.5

Academics

SAT Reading

SAT Critical Reading 420
PA Average 497

SAT Math

SAT Math 449
PA Average 504

SAT Writing

SAT Writing 407
PA Average 480

SAT Total

SAT Total Score 1276
PA Average 1481

ACT English

ACT English 17.6
PA Average 22.1

ACT Math

ACT Math 21.6
PA Average 22.8

ACT Reading

ACT Reading 19.2
PA Average 23

ACT Science

ACT Science 19.3
PA Average 22.2

ACT Compsite

ACT Composite 19
PA Average 22.7

Dropout Rate

Dropout Rate 3.6%

College Rate

College Rate 58%

AP Class Offerings

  • Biology,
  • Calculus AB,
  • Calculus BC,
  • Chemistry,
  • Chinese,
  • English Language,
  • English Literature,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Politics,
  • Italian,
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Physics B,
  • Physics C,
  • Psychology,
  • Spanish,
  • Statistics,
  • Design,
  • US History,
  • World History

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Commercial Ad,
  • Electrical Communications,
  • Graphic Communications,
  • Computer Technology,
  • Communication,
  • Web Info

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Choir,
  • Drill Team,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Dance,
  • Ceramics,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Theater Group,
  • Literature,
  • Film,
  • Jazz,
  • Orchestra

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Tennis,
  • Cross Country,
  • Wrestling,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Bowling,
  • Field Hockey,
  • Golf,
  • Girls Golf,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Indoor Track,
  • Girls Indoor Track,
  • Lacrosse,
  • Girls Lacrosse,
  • Girls Soccer,
  • Diving,
  • Girls Diving,
  • Girls Tennis,
  • Volleyball,
  • Girls Volleyball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Badminton (PIAA)

Badminton (PIAA)

Other Activities

Agor, ALLY, American Red Cross, Art, Asian Student Association, Association of Chinese Students, Band, Dance, Debate, Drill Team, ESOL Tutoring, Healthy Eating, Hip-Hop Dance ; Sync Step, Indoor Track, Indo-Pak, Italian Tutoring, Key , Megaphone,...

Agor, ALLY, American Red Cross, Art, Asian Student Association, Association of Chinese Students, Band, Dance, Debate, Drill Team, ESOL Tutoring, Healthy Eating, Hip-Hop Dance ; Sync Step, Indoor Track, Indo-Pak, Italian Tutoring, Key , Megaphone, Mock Trial, MSA, Music Appreciation, National Academic League, Northeast Designers, Volunteers, Philosophy, Science Olympiad, SCOPE, Skills USA, Spanish, SPARC, Spring Track, Stage Crew, Valhalla, Video Game Programming, Yearbook

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Electives

International Baccalaureate Program Offered

International Baccalaureate Program Offered

Language Programs

  • French,
  • Spanish,
  • Italian,
  • Chinese,
  • Additional Languages

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents School Advisory

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