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Thomas Alva Edison High School / John C. Fareira Skills Center

PHONE: (215) 400-3900 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT: 1020

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All stakeholders will foster a caring and resourceful school environment that builds and values relationships with all students, supporting their social/emotional well-being and college and career readiness skills with high expectations for academic excellence that yields advancement in the 21st-century workforce.

Points Of Pride

  • College and Career Academy Structure
  • Dedicated and exemplary educators
  • 11 Career and Technical Education programs that offer industry certification
  1. Auto Body Collision and Repair
    1. Automotive Technology
    2. Cosmetology
    3. Culinary Arts
    4. Electrical and Power Transmission
    5. Film and Video Production
    6. Graphic Design
    7. Health Related Technology
    8. Logistics and Materials Management
    9. Plumbing Technology
    10. Welding Technology
  • Committed School Advisory Council
  • Strong industry partnerships
  • Paid Internships
  • Uniforms

Admissions Policy

Serves students from catchment area. Students from outside catchment are selected in the lottery.

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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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