The School District of Philadelphia will remain closed through at least April 6.
Read more in the letter from Dr. Hite HERE.

March 26: The District announced their plan to provide a Chromebook to every student who needs one for learning at home. More information is HERE.

Grab-and-go meal sites continue to operate for our students. Updated locations and times are HERE.

A second set of K-12 Learning Guides are available online, and at meal sites as of Monday March 30. More info is HERE.

We now have an email address ( and SDP Hotlines in 10 languages for Learning Guide support and general questions. More info HERE.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions are being added regularly, HERE.

Please visit our Coronavirus Information Hub often for the most up-to-date information.

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The mission of Swenson Arts and Technical High School is to prepare our diverse student population for careers, apprenticeships, and postsecondary studies by offering challenging academic and career programs in a safe supportive learning environment. All Swenson students complete a challenging career program major tied to industry standards with exit assessments and certifications empowering them to become lifelong learners and productive members of society.

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Letter to School District of Philadelphia Families from
Superintendent, Dr. Hite, on Thursday, March 12, 2020.


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Middle State Accreditation

High School is looking to renew its Middle States Accreditation. Middle States is an association that helps schools reach their goals, develop strategies, and advance student achievement. This accreditation affirms that Swenson provides the quality of education that the community has a right to expect and the education world endorses. By completing this survey, you are helping to identify our strengths as well as the areas that are in need of growth. Your responses will help us to plan our next steps so that we can continue to graduate learners that are College and Career ready. For your participation, your child/children will receive an “Instant A” and they will be entered into a raffle for a gift certificate. The deadline for completion is Saturday, February 29th . Thank you for your input.

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