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. 
The Application Window for enrollment for the 2022-2023 School Year Opens on September 24, 2021 and closes on January 24, 2022.

If you are interested in attending Philadelphia E&T, you can apply to our lottery using Apply Philly Charter at https://applyphillycharter.org.

 

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. John Alberto.

      John Alberto
      Admissions Office
Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter High School
1420-22 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
      Admissions Hotline: 267-822-1618

The packet can be mailed, emailed to albertoj@petchs.org, 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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