Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get my child in Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter High School?

Acceptance to Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter High School is determined through a Lottery. We are currently at full capacity for the 2019-2020 School Year. 

 2020-2021 from September 20, 2019 through January 27, 2020, using Apply Philly Charter at Once the deadline passes, you can still apply for admission but will be entered onto our waitlist. 


How do I know if my child was selected via the lottery?

All applicants will receive a letter after the lottery informing them of the results of the lottery. If a student’s name was selected, we will request a confirmation notice and enrollment package. If a student’s name was not selected, a wait list will be established. This wait list will begin immediately after the lottery and will be kept on a first-come first-serve basis.


Can I witness the lottery?

Yes, the lottery for the 2020-2021 School Year will take place in our school’s Technology Center on February 3, 2020 at 10AM.


What do you need from me once I am accepted?

You will receive a letter from us letting you know that your child has been accepted to Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter High School. You will have four weeks to complete the enrollment package.

This package must be completed and returned to the attention of Mr. John Alberto.

      John Alberto
      Admissions Office
Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter High School
1420-22 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

What happens if I am NOT selected via the lottery?

 You will be added to the wait list. If/when a spot becomes available; you will be contacted and asked to complete an enrollment package.

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