Graphic Design

Jules E. Mastbaum Area Vocational Technical High School

City Wide Admission


3116 Frankford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19134

Main:
215-291-4703
Web:
www.philasd.org/schools/mastbaum
Mastbaum will develop, continually assess, modify, and sustain a personalized learning community that will promote and provide 21st-Century learning opportunities, and prepare students for global college and career pathways, success, and happiness.
“Mastbaum. We Build the Future!”

Program Info:

This program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and a portfolio needed to successfully tackle the challenges of college instruction or to pursue a career as a freelance Graphic Designer. This industry requires the use of specialized software, such as Adobe Creative Suites, combined with creativity, design, and problem solving skills to create visual communication. This program focuses on developing the creativity and software skills necessary to be competitive in the field of Graphic Design. Students also learn the principles, materials, and skills necessary to bring a design problem to a logical solution. During the course of their instruction, students concentrate on developing an understanding of design fundamentals. Using state-of-the-art digital technology, students participate in activities like the State Computer Fair and other competitions that give students the opportunity to apply these principles to a variety of design problems. Course coverage includes visual design concepts, color theory, drawing, typography, print production, advertising, corporate design, publications design, packaging design, website design and photography. Computer design skills are integrated into various subjects throughout the program.
Admission Requirements
Application Requirements



Program NotesThis program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and a portfolio needed to successfully tackle the challenges of college instruction or to pursue a career as a freelance Graphic Designer. This industry requires the use of specialized software, such as Adobe Creative Suites, combined with creativity, design, and problem solving skills to create visual communication. This program focuses on developing the creativity and software skills necessary to be competitive in the field of Graphic Design. Students also learn the principles, materials, and skills necessary to bring a design problem to a logical solution. During the course of their instruction, students concentrate on developing an understanding of design fundamentals. Using state-of-the-art digital technology, students participate in activities like the State Computer Fair and other competitions that give students the opportunity to apply these principles to a variety of design problems. Course coverage includes visual design concepts, color theory, drawing, typography, print production, advertising, corporate design, publications design, packaging design, website design and photography. Computer design skills are integrated into various subjects throughout the program.
Academic Performance
Overall SPR Peer Rank9th of 26
Overall SPR Performance TierINTERVENE
Performance Tier: AchievementINTERVENE
Performance Tier: ProgressINTERVENE
Performance Tier: ClimateWATCH
Performance Tier: College & CareerINTERVENE
Students Who Graduate in 4 Years81%
This is the percentage of a group of students at a school that graduated within 4 years.
College Enrollment Rates28%
School Culture
Student Attendance93%
This is the average daily attendance at the school – on average, what percent of all the students enrolled at the school are in attendance. We don’t know why students may not be attending the school, but if this is a low number it is likely that teachers may have to spend more time reviewing material that absent students miss, making it harder to move forward in a class.
Attendance(Not Available)
BehaviorNo negative disciplinary reports on most recent final report card
School Fit
Total Enrollment754
This tells us the total number of students that attend the school. Use your school as a reference point. Would you like a school that has fewer, more, or about the same number of students in your school?
Demographics
Black 48.28%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Asian 0%
Filipino 0%
Hispanic 43.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
White 5.44%
Two or More Races 0%
This tells us about the racial and ethnic backgrounds of the students that attend the school. Is it important to you that there is diversity in your high school? Are you more comfortable being around other students that have a similar racial/ethnic background as you?
General Information
School TypeCity Wide Admission
Grades Served9 - 12
School PartnersASPIRAAutomobile Dealers Association of Greater PhiladelphiaCharles Ellis FundCollege PossibleCommunity College Tech-PrepInc.Lockheed MartinNetwork for Teaching Entrepreneurship.Pennco TechPhiladelphia AcademiesPhiladelphia Electric CompanyPhiladelphia Water DepartmentSEPTATemple UniversityTemple University Nurses’ AssociationThomas Jefferson University HospitalWhite Williams Scholars
Learn More(Not Available)
Courses Offered
Classes and AcademicsAdvanced PlacementEnglish Literature and CompositionEnvironmental ScienceStatisticsUnited States Government
CTE Courses and ProgramsAutomotive Technology
Extracurriculars
College and CareerCollege 30%Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)Skills USA
College: Dual Enrollment(Not Available)
SportsBadmintonBaseballBasketball, BoysBasketball, GirlsBowlingCheerleadingFootballSoccer, BoysSoccer, GirlsSoftballTrack and FieldVolleyball, BoysVolleyball, Girls
ArtsPiano ClubYearbook
Media(Not Available)
STEM(Not Available)
Cultural/Ethnic Language Clubs(Not Available)
Health and Wellness(Not Available)
Life and LeadershipNational Honor SocietyProject Pride-Peer Mediation and LeadershipStudent Council/Government
Parents and Community(Not Available)
OtherChess ClubMastbaum Alumni AssociationSenior Residency