Frequently Asked Questions

If you are interested in attending Philadelphia E&T, you can apply using Apply Philly Charter at


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

All applicants will receive a communication from Apply Philly Charter informing you that you have been offered a seat at Philadelphia E&T. 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 is available to the public. 


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 six weeks to complete the enrollment package. 

This package must be completed and returned to the attention of Mr. Victor Anderson.

     Victor Anderson
      Admissions Office
Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter High School
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
      Admissions Hotline: 267-822-1618

The packet can be mailed, emailed to [email protected], faxed to 267-514-1834 or dropped off in person.

What happens if I am NOT selected via the lottery?

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

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