Senior Year Only Program (SYOP)

What is S.Y.O.P?

The Senior Year Only Program: S.Y.O.P seeks to prepare high school seniors for both college and career by connecting classroom learning with real-world applications in the workplace.  Students enrolled in S.Y.O.P will spend up to 5 days on a college campus or several days a week at a training facility, learning real-world 21st century technical skills and earning industry certifications.

What does S.Y.O.P Offer?

Students in ASY can receive 24 college credits
Students in the Finishing Trades program will receive 6 industry certifications and 30 transferable college credits from Mountwest Community College
Students in Urban Agriculture Program will receive the following certifications: OSHA 10, ServSafe, PA Pesticide Applicator’s License and STIHL Landscaping Equipment Use Training Certification
Students in Private Pilot program will receive an official pilots license
Additional Benefits:

Save thousands of dollars by getting a jump start on a college degree
Choose from a variety of programs that both interest and challenge you
Ease the transition to college academics and build confidence
Avoid “senioritis” by staying engaged in learning
Explore college life and opportunities it offers
Lunch and Transportation provided
Where does S.Y.O.P take place?

Depending on the program you/your child is selected to programs will take place at the following locations:

ASY will take place at CCP main campus
Private Pilot will take place at Northeast Airport
Finishing Trades Institute will take place at the Finishing Trades Institute
Urban Agriculture will take place at Fox Chase Farm
Have Questions?

Get in touch with the Office of High School Support 215-400-4000 or email SYOP@philasd.org

 

Senior Year Only Program S.Y.O.P Objectives:

Anchor Goal 1

100% of students will graduate ready for college or career

The District’s graduation rate continues to trend in the right direction. Great schools are not the product of one year’s work and the District continues to strengthen and improve the safety, climate, and culture of our high schools to create environments that support academic success.