Admissions

Admissions Process

School selection for 2020-2021 opens up on the school district’s website on September 18th & closes November 6th at 5pm. All applications must be completed during School Selection.

Please visit the websites linked on the right for important application information about deadlines and the entire process.

We will be holding a virtual open house on Wednesday, Oct 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th at 10 am for interested families.  Complete the form below to register to attend.

Admissions Criteria

Grades: Applicants must have grades of all A’s and B’s in major subject areas with the possibility of one C on the most recent report card.

Local Norms: Students must score at or above the 80th percentile in the reading and math sections of the PSSA or other nationally recognized standardized test.

Attendance: Exemplary attendance & punctuality (no more then 5 unexcused absences, no more then 5 unexcused instances of lateness) on most recent final report card.

If your family is interested in having your student placed in our complex support needs program, please work with your school’s counselor to contact the Office of Specialized Services at 215-400-4170.

Supplemental documents can be emailed to our counseling team:

Middle School Counselor (Gr. 6-8): Sean Anthony – santhony2@philasd.org

High School Counselor (Gr. 9-12): Tina Carugno –  tcarugno@philasd.org