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Murrell Dobbins Career and Technical Education High School

PHONE: (215) 400-5070 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Citywide GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT: 1050

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ms. Shervon Thompson

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-5070

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Allegheny West

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (2, 33, 54)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

  • Uniform


  • Extended Day


School Mission Statement:

Every scholar will have the opportunity to acquire:


-Industry-related certification

-College and Career Pathways


Points Of Pride

Murrell Dobbins CTE HS is extremely proud of its designation as a Community School. Other points of pride include our student organizations and clubs, such as, robotics club, technology club, Red Cross club, and Future Business Leaders of America just to name a few. Many of our graduates go on to pursue post secondary studies at Howard University, Delaware State University, West Chester University, Penn State University, Johnson & Wales University, and Bloomsburg University.

Admissions Policy

Admission is through a lottery based on space availability

Accreditations and Honors

Students who successfully complete their CTE program earn the respective industry credentials:

Barbering: State Board Barber License

Cosmetology: State Board Cosmetology License

Culinary Arts: ServSafe, Food Handler & Manager

Accounting: IRS Tax Certification

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

Commercial & Advertising Art: Adobe: Illustrator, PhotoShop, & Indesign

Digital Media: Adobe Premiere

Biotech: OSHA 10 Health Care and CPR

Sales, Marketing & Entrepreneurship: Microsoft Word, Excel & Retail

Fashion: First Aid

Building Property Maintenance: OSHA 10 Construction

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tues7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wed7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Thur7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Fri7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Sat -

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