Educational Options Program

Educational Options Program (EOP) is a program designed to allow adults to earn credits towards a high school diploma. The program is offered three times a year from October through June at the three locations Students have an opportunity to earn 6 or more credits towards graduation each academic year.

What is the Educational Options Program?

We understand there are a variety reasons why a student chooses to discontinue their education. We are excited to offer options for adults to return to school and achieve their education goals.

Overview

Educational Options Programs (EOPs), formerly known as “Twilight”, are district-managed and offer a second chance to students who have dropped out and were un successful in a traditional full-day high school setting. EOP is a program designed to allow adults 18 year of age or older (no upper age limit) to continue earning credits towards a high school diploma.

The program is offered three times a year from October through June at the three locations Students have an opportunity to earn 6 or more credits towards graduation each academic year.

For more information, click here to view our SY 2021-2022 flyer.


Additional Adult Education Opportunities

Although it is not an “EOP Program”, there is an additional, contracted, evening program called One Bright Ray – Mansion Evening, located at Strawberry Mansion High School. The school mode is very similar to the EOPs and serves the same demographics at the EOP Programs. If you are a student that has less than 8 credits, you may be eligible to enroll at One Bright Ray – Mansion Evening.

Eligibility

Potential students interested in enrolling in an EOP must meet each of the circumstances below:

Age

Students must be 18 years or older (no upper age limit).

Credits Earned

Must have earned 8 or more high school credits prior to enrolling.

Additional Enrollments

Students cannot be enrolled in traditional day school.

I am honored and excited to embark on another school year as the Assistant Director of the Educational Options Program. Thank you for choosing us to complete your high school diploma. We believe that every student deserves the opportunity to succeed.

Our dedicated teaching and support staff are here to help you along your educational journey. Please know that your success is important to us. You will be required to be present, work hard, and do your best. We believe it’s never too late to graduate.

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Over the years we have many shining examples of EOP success stories. For example, several EOP students graduated and are now full-time employees with the School District of Philadelphia, one of whom currently is working at one of our program sites. We hope you too will be an EOP success story.

As always, I welcome you to contact me with questions, comments, or concerns. I am here to help.

Sincerely,

Cameo John
Assistant Director | Educational Options Program
Email: cposey@philasd.org

The Opportunity Network offers three Education Options Programs at different locations in Philadelphia. See the list below for more information on each program.