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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
  • 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.

Accreditations and Honors

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Tues7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Wed7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Thur7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Fri7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Sat -

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