Philadelphia’s Multiple Pathways Programs

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

Accelerated High Schools

Accelerated high schools give students the chance to get back on track by earning credits toward graduation in less than two years. Here is a list of the District’s accelerated schools and the number of students each provider is contracted to serve.

Big Picture School (165)
El Centro de Estudiantes
2010 N. Mascher St.
Phila., PA 19122

Ombudsman (175)
Northeast Accelerated
13550 Bustleton Ave.
Phila., PA 19115

Northwest Accelerated
2111 Eastburn Ave.
Phila., PA 19138

West Accelerated
1575 N. 52nd St.
Phila., PA 19131

Camelot Schools (635)
Excel Academy
6600 Bustleton Ave.
Phila., PA 19149

Excel Academy South
4641 Roosevelt Blvd.
Phila., PA 19124

IECI/ One Bright Ray (390)
2820 N. 4th St.
Phila., PA 19133

N. Phila. Community HS
1142 E. Erie Ave.
Phila., PA 19124

You First/CEP
Accelerated Academies (575)
Hunting Park
4224 N. Front St.
Phila., PA 19140

2101 S. Broad St.
Phila., PA 19148

2401 S. 67th St.
Phila., PA 19142

Communities in Schools (150)
Performance Learning Center SW
54th & Grays Ferry
Phila., PA 19143

CADI/OIC (145)
1225 Vine St.
Phila., PA 19107

Education Options Program (EOPs)

The Educational Options Program (formerly Twilight) allows students 17 years and older to continue earning credits towards a high school diploma. Classes are held at eight locations from 3-6:30 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. Participants can earn up to six credits each year.

EOP programs can be found at the following high schools:

  • Bartram
  • Edison
  • Frankford
  • Germantown
  • Northeast
  • Olney East
  • Overbrook
  • South Philadelphia