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Overall
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Math
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Science
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Reading
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Attendance
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College Bound
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High Academic Growth
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Waiting List Size600
  • Enrollment625
  • PrincipalMs. Erin Dougherty
  • Phone Number267-514-1823
  • SEPTA RoutesBSL (City Hall, Walnut-Locust), MFL (15th Street), Bus (4, 9, 16, 17, 21, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 42, 44, 48, 62, 78, 124, 125), Trolley (10, 11, 13, 34, 36), RR (Suburban Station)
  • Address 1420-22 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
  • NeighborhoodCenter City West
  • Fax267-514-1834
  • TuitionNONE
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 31st, 2019
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Mission

Our mission is for our students to develop the skills and knowledge to be employable in high-tech industries of the 21st century. Our vision is to provide each student with the skills and knowledge for college and the workplace in equal measures.

Our mission is for our students to develop the skills and knowledge to be employable in high-tech industries of the 21st century. Our vision is to provide each student with the skills and knowledge for college and the workplace in equal measures.

Points of Pride

Award-winning Cooperative Education Program Award-winning Special Education Program iPad 1:1 Program Vibrant community service program 21st Century Community Learning Center Program Dual-enrollment program with CCP Electrical Industry Orientation...

Award-winning Cooperative Education Program Award-winning Special Education Program iPad 1:1 Program Vibrant community service program 21st Century Community Learning Center Program Dual-enrollment program with CCP Electrical Industry Orientation Program by IBEW Local Union 98's Apprentice Training Program Boat Building Program-Independence Seaport Museum

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Admissions Policy

Application is available online at www.petchs.org. We accept applications from October 1st through January 31st. Our lottery is February 1st or the Monday following if February 1st lands on a weekend.

Application is available online at www.petchs.org. We accept applications from October 1st through January 31st. Our lottery is February 1st or the Monday following if February 1st lands on a weekend.

Safety & Culture

Comprehensive anti-bullying policy Parent discipline review committee Annual update of board-approved discipline policy Trained security personnel Metal detection Safety policies approved by Philadelphia fire and police departments Regular fire...

Comprehensive anti-bullying policy Parent discipline review committee Annual update of board-approved discipline policy Trained security personnel Metal detection Safety policies approved by Philadelphia fire and police departments Regular fire evacuation, lockdown, and shelter-in-place drills

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Accreditations & Honors

Best Practices Award for Community Partnerships and Co-op Program 21CCLC Expert Panelists BOOST Collaborative, Inc. 21CCLC Presenter at BOOST Collaborative Convention Access Achievement Award from the Mayor's Commission on People with...

Best Practices Award for Community Partnerships and Co-op Program 21CCLC Expert Panelists BOOST Collaborative, Inc. 21CCLC Presenter at BOOST Collaborative Convention Access Achievement Award from the Mayor's Commission on People with Disabilities. 21CCLC Presenter at National AfterSchool Association Convention

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School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 70.9%
White 16.2%
Hispanic 7.9%
Asian 2.8%
Other 2.3%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 45.2%
Male Students 54.9%

Special Education

Special Ed 17.2%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 67%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 1.9%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
175
10th Grade Students
150
11th Grade Students
150
12th Grade Students
150
Total Students
625

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
1.4

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 43%

AP Class Offerings

  • English Literature,
  • US History,
  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Visual Arts

Other Activities

Annual Talent Show; National Honor Society; Student Government; Yearbook "Union"; Multi-Cultural Club; WHYY Broadcasting Club; Art Club; Graphic Design Club; Music Club; Robotics Club; Knitting Club; Intramural Sports; Yoga; and More.

Annual Talent Show; National Honor Society; Student Government; Yearbook "Union"; Multi-Cultural Club; WHYY Broadcasting Club; Art Club; Graphic Design Club; Music Club; Robotics Club; Knitting Club; Intramural Sports; Yoga; and More.

Electives

Mathematics for the Electrical Industry, Law, Government, Psychology, Personal Finance, Introductory Accounting, Health Topics, , SAT Prep, Graphic Design, Career Preparation, Electrical Theory, Graphic Design, Computer Applications, Boat Building.

Mathematics for the Electrical Industry, Law, Government, Psychology, Personal Finance, Introductory Accounting, Health Topics, , SAT Prep, Graphic Design, Career Preparation, Electrical Theory, Graphic Design, Computer Applications, Boat Building.

Language Programs

  • Spanish,
  • Additional Languages

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents School Advisory,
  • Parents After School Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Parents volunteer on 21CCLC discipline review committee, and serve on our Board of Trustees.

Parents volunteer on 21CCLC discipline review committee, and serve on our Board of Trustees.

Before and After Care

  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

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