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Swenson Arts and Technology High School

PHONE: (215) 400-3140 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Citywide GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT: 758

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mrs. Colette Langston

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-3140

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Bustleton

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (1, 14, 67)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline

    2022-11-04

  • Tuition

  • Uniform

    Yes

  • Extended Day

Mission

The mission of Swenson Arts and Technical High School is to prepare our diverse student body for careers, apprenticeships, and postsecondary studies by offering challenging academic and career programs in a safe supportive learning environment. All Swenson students complete a challenging career program major tied to industry standards with exit assessments and certifications empowering them to become lifelong learners and productive members of society.

Points Of Pride

  • Students won the Science Olympiad – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
  • 9th graders participated in the 5-day Outward Bound Experience in 2019
  • Air Force JROTC program Distinguished Unit With Merit with Award winning instructors 2019-2020
  • Award-winning Culinary program with two Swenson seniors winning first and second place in the 2019-20 C-CAP Competition
  • Recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a “Career Center that Works”
  • CTE students earned 318 industry certifications across 10 programs in 2019
  • Computer Networking, Culinary, and Electrical programs received commendations for scoring 95% proficient/advanced on NOCTI tests
  • 93% Student Average Daily Attendance
  • 96% Average Staff Attendance

Admissions Policy

Admission is through a lottery based on space availability

Accreditations and Honors

  • Recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a “Career Center that Works”
  • CTE students earned 318 industry certifications across 10 programs in 2019
  • Computer Networking, Culinary, and Electrical programs received commendations for scoring 95% proficient/advanced on NOCTI tests

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