We apologize for technical difficulties sharing the noon Live Town Hall today. The Live Town Hall is being recorded and will be posted to Facebook, youtube and our website for viewing later today.

Use your registration link OR view tonight’s Town Hall on Facebook at facebook.com/PhillySchools/

Results from the School District’s recent Feedback Survey for Fall 2020 Re-opening are now available here.

Have a new thought or idea about the upcoming school year that you haven’t yet shared? Go to philasd.org/2020schoolstart, click on Feedback Form and share them with us there!

Important Dates:

The School District — including all offices and summer school programs — will be closed on Friday, July 3.

Main Menu:


Student Participation Attendance Stepper

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Swenson Teacher Schedule

for May – June 2020

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Swenson Arts & Technology High School's 2020 Virtual Graduation

Swenson’s School Improvement Plan for 2020- 2021 School Year

Please review our school’s improvement plan and provide feedback with the link below.

Swenson Arts & Technology High School’s School Improvement Plan

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Food Benefits Program

Food benefits (P-EBT) cards will be distributed to qualifying families. Learn more and update your address here.

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Food Distribution Sites

Find Free Food and Meals During COVID-19

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Medical Benefits Help

If your children need health insurance, either because they never had it or because your benefits have changed during the COVID crisis, our partners at PCCY can help you apply.

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Need working papers?

Limited hours and times and increased safety protocols apply.

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Beginning May 11th, the District is introducing an additional mental health support for students and families.  We have partnered with Uplift The Center for Grieving Children to create a mental health support helpline for students and families.  We are calling the helpline, The Philly HopeLine.  This service will be available Monday- Friday from 12:00pm to 9:00pm and Saturday- Sunday from 12:00pm- 4:00pm.  Support will be available by phone at 1-833-PHL-HOPE   (1-833-745-4673) and by text at the same number.  The service will allow students and families to speak with clinicians by video and by phone. If students and families call outside the window of operation, they will have the option of leaving a message and will be provided with a crisis phone number in case of an emergency. All messages will be returned the next day. 


Our Mission

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.

Important Information

Family & Student Technology Information

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Coronavirus Information & Resources
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Helpful Information and Resources for Parents & Students


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News & Announcements

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.

Student Survey


Parent Survey