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New Student Orientation Forms and Information

We are very pleased to welcome your child(ren) to Central High School for the 2018-2019 school year. You are cordially invited to attend our orientation for new students and parents on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 5:45 PM. Everyone will assemble in our auditorium. This is a wonderful and informative evening ending with a tour of the school. Due to the size of our entering class, we must request that only one adult accompany a student. Please comply and be prompt.

MATH and WORLD LANGUAGE TESTING WILL TAKE PLACE as indicated below. Additional information is available on (centralhs.philasd.org) under the heading New Student Orientation Forms.

Date: April 27, 2018

  • World Language Testing 12:30-1:45PM Mandatory for students, who have had exposure to Latin, Mandarin, French, Spanish or Italian and want to continue in that language
  • Math Placement Testing 2:00-3:45PM Mandatory for all incoming 9th grade students

All incoming forms are available on our website (centralhs.philasd.org). Click on the tab titled “New Student Orientation Forms and Information.” A page of directions will be available to guide you. We look forward to receiving all the necessary paperwork on Orientation Night, April 3rd at 5:45 PM.

The following is a quick guideline of the forms you will see on our website:

  • Summer Orientation Week on your assigned day – August 13-16, 2018
  • Subject Selection Form **
  • Language Survey**
  • Admission Affidavit – Act 26**
  • Application for students that have NEVER attended a Philadelphia Public School**
  • Immunization and Physical Requirements
  • A. Arthur Tracy Summer Music Program
  • Home and School Information
  • Testing information and practice math problems

** Mandatory forms to be completed for admission

REMINDER PLEASE RETURN ALL REQUIRED PAPERS NO LATER THAN ORIENTATION NIGHT, TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2018.

IF YOUR CHILD DECIDES NOT TO ATTEND CENTRAL HIGH FOR SEPTEMBER OF 2018, PLEASE INFORM CENTRAL IMMEDIATELY.

WELCOME TO CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

Last modified: March 9, 2018