Magnet Program

Northeast High School

Special Admission School


1601 Cottman Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19111

Main:
215-728-5018
Web:
www.nehs.phila.k12.pa.us
Northeast High School empowers students to embrace learning as a lifelong process. We strive to foster in our students a respect for all people regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender, or sexual orientation, for this is the very essence of learning in a global community. We work towards preparing our students to be contributing members of our 21st century high-tech society. Our ultimate goal is for our students to become empathetic leaders within their families, communities, and world.

Program Info:

This is a dynamic 3-year instructional program cluster that includes instruction in Film & Video Production, Video Game Design, Graphic Design, Graphic Communications/Printing, and Web Design – taught by professionals from each of these industries. The cluster is designed to prepare students to be multi-skilled professionals who can successfully tackle the challenges of college instruction or entry level positions in a wide range of professions, such as, Multimedia Artist, Animator, Videographer, Web Designer, Video Game Designer, Graphic Designer and Motion Graphic Designer, among others. In addition, students leave the program with a digital portfolio of their designs and projects as indication of the level of skills they attained. The program utilizes industry-standard equipment, computers and software, primarily Adobe Creative Suites, Unity, Dark Basic Pro, Scratch, Snap, and Blender. This program focuses on developing the imagination, creativity, technology and software skills necessary for student to be competitive in their chosen profession. Instruction in this program includes, but is not limited to, computer system set-up and maintenance; operate basic computer and communication applications, design and layout of graphic and multimedia images, photography, website, video and/or audio design and production and video game design. Students also learn to set up and operate audio and video equipment, including microphones, speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors and recording equipment.
Admission Requirements
Application RequirementsResidence within the school catchment area. Admission for students outside the catchment area is based on space availability and lottery.



Program NotesThis is a dynamic 3-year instructional program cluster that includes instruction in Film & Video Production, Video Game Design, Graphic Design, Graphic Communications/Printing, and Web Design – taught by professionals from each of these industries. The cluster is designed to prepare students to be multi-skilled professionals who can successfully tackle the challenges of college instruction or entry level positions in a wide range of professions, such as, Multimedia Artist, Animator, Videographer, Web Designer, Video Game Designer, Graphic Designer and Motion Graphic Designer, among others. In addition, students leave the program with a digital portfolio of their designs and projects as indication of the level of skills they attained. The program utilizes industry-standard equipment, computers and software, primarily Adobe Creative Suites, Unity, Dark Basic Pro, Scratch, Snap, and Blender. This program focuses on developing the imagination, creativity, technology and software skills necessary for student to be competitive in their chosen profession. Instruction in this program includes, but is not limited to, computer system set-up and maintenance; operate basic computer and communication applications, design and layout of graphic and multimedia images, photography, website, video and/or audio design and production and video game design. Students also learn to set up and operate audio and video equipment, including microphones, speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors and recording equipment.
Academic Performance
Overall SPR Peer Rank7th of 9
Overall SPR Performance TierWATCH
Performance Tier: AchievementINTERVENE
Performance Tier: ProgressWATCH
Performance Tier: ClimateWATCH
Performance Tier: College & CareerINTERVENE
Students Who Graduate in 4 Years75%
This is the percentage of a group of students at a school that graduated within 4 years.
College Enrollment Rates77%
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)
Behavior(Not Available)
School Fit
Total Enrollment3011
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 29.67%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Asian 21.76%
Filipino 0%
Hispanic 23.74%
Pacific Islander 0%
White 17.81%
Two or More Races 6.61%
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 TypeSpecial Admission School
Grades Served9 - 12
School PartnersCommunity College of PhiladelphiaDrexel UniversityDrexel University School of Nursinginternational Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)International Thespian SocietyJeannes HospitalJunior AchievementManor CollegeModell’s Sporting GoodsNational Academic LeagueNational Forensic LeaguePenn State UniversityPennsylvania Renaissance FairPennsylvania State Forensic LeaguePhiladelphia 76ersPhiladelphia Shakespeare FestivalPhiladelphia UnionPhiladelphia Young PlaywrightsPSTV Channel 52Temple UniversityTemple University LEAP (Law Education and Advocacy Program)TruMark FinancialUniversity of PennsylvaniaWalnut Street TheatreWHYY TV Channel 12WYBE Channel 35 (MIND TV)Xerox
Learn More(Not Available)
Courses Offered
Classes and Academics9th Grade Multiple Pathways to Success (9th Grade AcademyAcademic Language Program (ALP)Academic WritingAcademics Plus ProgramAnatomyAP ChemistryAP PsychologyBioethicsBiologyBusiness ManagementCalculusCinematographyCollege VocabularyCommunication Technology CareersDebate ClubEnglish Language and CompositionEnglish Literature and CompositionEnvironmental ScienceFinancial AlgebraForensicsGame and Interactive Media DesignGeneticsGraphic CommunicationsIB ChemistryIB Language and LiteratureIB PsychologyIB Spanish LanguageInstrumental MusicInternational Baccalaureate ProgramItalian Language and CultureLibrary Club
CTE Courses and ProgramsApplied Visual and Interactive DesignApplied Visual and Interactive Design CTE ProgramDigital Media ProductionSports Marketing and ManagementSports Marketing and Management CTE Program
Extracurriculars
College and CareerCollege 80%DECAEnvironmental ClubFuture Buisness Leaders of America (FBLA)Landscaping ClubSchool-to-Career Activities
College: Dual EnrollmentCollege Excel
SportsBadmintonBaseballBasketball, BoysBasketball, GirlsBowlingCheerleadingCricketCross CountryDrill TeamField HockeyFootballGolfLacrosse, BoysLacrosse, GirlsSoccer, BoysSoccer, GirlsSoftballSpirit SquadSwimmingTennis, BoysTennis, GirlsTrack and FieldVolleyball, BoysVolleyball, GirlsWrestling
ArtsArtBrass QuartetsChamber ChoraleChoirClarinetConcert and Marching BandsConcert ChoirCreative WritingDance ClubDramaFluteJazz and Small Jazz CombosPercussion EnsemblesSaxophoneSchool ShowSelect ChoirSet DesignStage CrewString EnsembleString Ensemble and QuartetTheaterWeb and Multimedia DesignYearbook
MediaGaming ClubMusic TechnologySPARCVideo Club
STEMDrexel SeaPerch Robotics CompetitionRobo Hoops Robotics ClubRobotics Competition ClubSchool Website ClubSouth’s Best Engineering ClubTech SquadTechnology Student Association
Cultural/Ethnic Language ClubsA.S.A. (Asian Traditions and Cultures)ChineseESOLFrenchIndoPakClubItalianItalian ClubSpanish
Health and WellnessCPR and First Aid CertificationHealth and Medical ProgramIntramural Fitness Training
Life and LeadershipAmnesty InternationalCivil Air PatrolELECT ProgramLatinos Unidos ClubMock Trial ClubMuslim Students AssociationNational Honor SocietyRed Cross ClubSADDStudent SenateTransgender AlliesUshersYellow Ribbon
Parents and Community(Not Available)
OtherChess ClubChristian ClubEntrepreneurshipInteract ClubKnot ClubTeenagers for the 21st Century