“The mission of the Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter HS is to develop students who will be employable in the emerging high-tech industries; while giving students a strong foundation in the core academic subjects: math, science, language arts, social studies and world languages.”

  • 9-12

    Grades Served

  • January 27, 2020

    Application Deadline

  • Citywide

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

Cooperative Education Program
This program is a capstone course offered to our students during their senior year. This course is designed to afford students the opportunity to develop skills and gain paid work experience, while receiving exposure to a variety of technical and administrative career fields.

iPad 1:1 and iTunes U Curriculum
100% of our students have technology at their fingertips. The iPad 1:1 program affords the students 21st century learning opportunities and technology integration across the curriculum. All of our courses are offered in conjunction with an iTunes U digital curriculum.

Summer Enrichment Programs
We operate innovative enrichment programs for high school-aged students throughout the summer.

Electrical Industry Orientation Program by IBEW Local Union 98’s Apprentice Training for the Electrical Industry
Students receive hands-on training by ATEI instructors in: apprenticeship requirements, hand and power tool safety, basic electrical circuitry, cable and wiring management and basic conduit fabrication.

Course Offerings

English (I-IV, Writing, AP Literature, Keystone English); Mathematics (Math for the Electrical Industry, Concepts, Literacy, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trig/Business Math, Trig/Pre-Calculus, Keystone Math); Science (General Science, Biology I, Biology II, Chemistry, Physics, Keystone Science); Social Studies (WHI, WHII, Civics, US, AP American History); Technology (Intro, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Marketing, MS Office); Spanish I and II; Art; Health/Physical Education; Cooperative Education; Study Skills; Boatbuilding; Electrical Industry; CCP Dual-Enrollment; Career Preparation.

Extracurricular Activities

21st Century Community Learning Center: STEM Based Summer Enrichment Programs, After School Program: Anime Club, Art Club, Intramural Basketball, Robotics Club, Book Club, Broadcasting with WHYY, Industrial Design Club, College and Career Readiness, including SAT Prep, Community Service, Credit Recovery, Culture Club, Dance, Strategic Games Club, Flag Football, Homework Support. Additional Clubs/Organizations: Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Student Government Association, Yearbook.


  • Annual Charter Evaluation (ACE)
    Developed annually by the Charter Schools Office (CSO) for all Philadelphia brick-and-mortar charter schools (except those up for renewal), these reports provide information on three main areas of charter school performance: academic success, organizational compliance and viability, and financial health and sustainability.
    2018 | 2017 | 2015
  • Notices
    Notices of Deficiency are issued to schools regarding significant instances of non-compliance or poor performance that may affect student well-being or access. Notices of Deficiency clarify actions schools must take in order to resolve the deficiency.
    2018: Resolved
  • Annual Independent Financial Audits
    Financial audits are produced annually by independent auditors for all charter schools in Pennsylvania. All charter schools are required to have an independent financial audit completed every year.
    2018 | 20172016 | 2015 | 2014
  • School Performance Profile (SPP)
    Developed annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), these reports provide an overview of student academic performance in every Pennsylvania public school, including traditional District schools, charter schools, cyber charter schools, and career and technology centers. 
  • School Progress Report (SPR)
    Developed annually by the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) for all traditional District and charter schools in the city, these reports provide information on schools’ achievement, progress, climate, and, for high schools, college and career readiness.
    2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014


  • 2002

    Initial Charter

  • 2007

    Charter Renewed

  • 2012

    Charter Renewed

  • 2017

    Charter Renewal Recommended

  • 2022

    Next Renewal Review