The MAC reviews foreign high school transcripts and awards credits. We process transcripts in the order which they are received, prioritizing seniors. Please allow 1-2 week for 12th graders and 6-8 weeks for all other students.

Email all foreign transcripts to: foreigntranscripts@philasd.org.

Email format:

Subject: Student ID#, grade level (ex. 9876543, 12)

Attachment: Scanned Transcript

  • Transcripts for foreign exchange students will not be processed. Any credits earned as an exchange student, while attending a School District of Philadelphia high school, will be sent back to the home school with other school records.

Guidelines for Core Credits:

–> No more than eight credits awarded per school year, which includes:

  • Math:  1 credit per year
  • Science:  1 credit per year
  • English:  1 credit per year
  • Social Studies:  1 credit per year
  • Up to four additional credits in other areas, as described on the transcript

Note:  ½ credits will not be awarded in core courses