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For your convenience, this searchable document library contains important school information and policy handbooks, forms, applications, FAQs, as well as important crisis and Covid-19 information.

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School Safety Officer

School Safety Officer

2021-2022 Student School Calendar

2021-2022 Student School Calendar

Administrative Assistant Job Description

Change of Address Form

2020-2021 Health Index Results

2019-2020 Annual Report Card Indicators for the Board

2019-2020 Annual Report Card Indicators for the Board

Trimester 3 Dress Code

Trimester 3 Dress Code

The Dress Code at City Charter High School is professioinal.
Dress code begins at the front door. Students must arrive and depart in the appropriate attire.
2017-2018 Annual Report State of the School Highlights

2017-2018 Annual Report State of the School Highlights

2020-2021 Student Handbook

2020-2021 Student Handbook

Welcome to City High
This Handbook has been prepared to provide information pertaining to school policies, student activities, classroom schedules and the Code Student Conduct. Incoming students and their parents/guardians review sections* of this Handbook with City Charter High School staff at orientation. Students review the Handbook in greater detail during the first two weeks of school. It is the responsibility of the student to read these regulations and procedures and to ask questions about any area of confusion or concern.

There will be changes to this handbook as school policies and procedures are modified and revised. Any policy changes will be distributed to all students and parents/guardians prior to their implementation date. Students are responsible for keeping up with any school policy changes sent to them and reviewed with them. The most up-to-date version of the Student

We welcome you to City Charter High School—City High—and are confident that if you apply yourself, you will have a successful school year.

#7 MAY 19TH, 2021 of 20-21 Board Meeting

#8 JUNE 16TH, 2021 of 20-21 Board Meeting

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Educational Technology Specialist

Technology Manager

Maintenance Assistant

Soup Menu

Seeking to Hire an Assistant Principal/ Grade-Level Principal

City Charter High School is seeking an innovative and motivated Assistant Principal to work within an urban high school as a collaborative member of the administrative, grade level, and leadership teams.  Position start date, with some flexibility, August 23, 2021.

  • Pennsylvania certification as a Secondary or K-12 Principal.
  • Proof of Federal Criminal History Background Check, Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Check.
  • Have an understanding of curriculum and instructional best practices.
  • Excellent leadership qualities, technology competency, communication skills (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to think and act creatively and implement non-traditional systems within a charter school environment...  (download for further details)

Title I Parent Meeting Letter_20-21

City Charter High School  Title I Funding Letter 2020-2021

This is a follow-up to a letter we sent in November about City Charter High School receiving Title One funding. 
You may recall that this funding is used to provide the following:
  • Teachers that provide focused support for reading, writing, and mathematics;
  • Paraprofessional assistance for students in reading, writing, mathematics, and technology;
  • Tutoring for ninth and tenth grade students;
  • Support for parent workshops;
  • Transportation to academic field experiences for students; and 
  • Staff development sessions and professional learning opportunities that enable teachers to further develop their knowledge as learners and strengthen their practice as effective teachers.
As a Title I school with a School-Wide Program, City High annually reviews and approves its School-Wide Parental Involvement Policy, School-Wide Plan, and Professional Development Plan. These are jointly developed by parents, teachers, and administration. 
There will be a school-wide parental involvement meeting on Monday, May 24th if you are interested in learning more about the Title I services we provide and would like to have input into the policies and plans listed above. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. and will be virtual via Google Meet. 

If you are interested and able to attend, please email Cristine Watson-Smith, our Reading Specialist, at and she will send you the virtual link.  We hope you are able to join us.   
2020-2021 Trimester Three In-person Learning 9th-11th Grade Checklist

2020-2021 Trimester Three In-person Learning 9th-11th Grade Checklist

During Trimester 3, City in person students will attend classes 4 days per week in the building.
Virtual students will join livestreamed classes 4 days per week.

Students will not have school on Mondays.

2020-2021 Trimester Three In-person Learning Senior Checklist

2020-2021 Trimester Three In-person Learning Senior Checklist

During Trimester 3, in person students will attend classes 4 days per week in the building.
Virtual students will join live-streamed classes 4 days per week. Mondays will be an independent work day for seniors!
ESL Admissions Application 2021-2022 Spanish

ESL Admissions Application 2021-2022 Spanish

City Charter High Schools-Charter Application

City Charter High Schools-Charter Application


City Charter High School, a non-profit, non-sectarian new school, will graduate young adults who are prepared academically, technically, personally and socially to participate and succeed in post-secondary education and/or employment in technology-related fields.

Goal: Student Achievement
Graduates will demonstrate the academic skills necessary to be both culturally and scientifically literate. These skills include the abilities to communicate orally, communicate through writing, perform complex tasks, model real-world problem solving, conduct research and manage extended projects. This goal will be measured by demonstrating yearly improvement in grades, in norm and criterionreferenced exams as well as successful completion of projects and portfolio pieces as measured through a Shared Inquiry process.
Goal: Workforce Skills
Students will have clearly articulated academic and career plans that focus on the connection between school and post-secondary careers. Graduates will demonstrate proficiency at the workforce competencies and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed. These skills include basic academic competencies that are aligned with employment profiles as well as punctuality, appropriate work attire, time management, ability to work in teams, responsibility for outcomes and flexibility in thinking and behaviors. This goal will be measured by demonstrating yearly improvement in attendance, WorkKeys („ ACT) assessments and reviews by employers who provide student internships.

Goal: Model School
City Charter High School will demonstrate a scalable, sustainable and replicable model for a 21st century urban high school that is aligned with a technology driven economy. This model will include innovative academic programs and organizational structures, dynamic partnerships, new funding mechanisms to support school-based research, a physical plant conducive to workforce development and a staff development program that insures long-term stability and teacher excellence. This goal will be measured through implementation of the proposed charter, the dissemination of school activities into the community and improved school performance...