Philadelphia's design-based tuition-free public charter school

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  • Only students scheduled for a test will arrive at 8:30am
  • All students involved in testing will be dismissed after they complete their scheduled exam session for the day 
  • Students not involved in testing will be following a modified delayed arrival schedule on the following days:
    • Monday 5/14
    • Tuesday 5/15
    • Wednesday 5/16
    • Thursday 5/17
    • Monday 5/21
    • Tuesday 5/22
  • Non-Testing days will be full days of school, including:
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    Friday, June 1st, 2018 / 3pm - 6pm 
    Alumni & New Student Reception / 4pm
    It's coming! Our community's semi-annual celebration of our students and their work is just around the corner. We'll have exhibitions, demonstrations, games, food, performances, music, awards, and activities. There will be a special reception for all alumni and to welcome our incoming freshmen class, CHAD '22. Don't miss the festivities!
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    Future CHAD freshman....get ready to Design Your Future! The 9th grade lottery for Fall 2018 was held on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018. Admissions offers are on the way.

    Please watch your email and regular mail. Admission offers have been sent. Look for an envelope like this one for your Admission Offer. Admission offer acceptances are due by Friday, February 9th, 2018, so please don't delay.

    Good Luck to all!

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    Due to the recent inclement weather, the CHAD Design Fair and Open House, scheduled for Tuesday, January 9th, 2018, is postponed. Please stay tuned for details come Springtime. If you haven't applied yet, there's still time! 

    The application deadline for the 2018-2019 9th Grade Lottery is Monday, January 15th. 

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    It’s CHAD’s annual WinterFest. Please join us Friday, December 15th from 4-6pm for our annual celebration of student achievements. There will be awards, games, performances, and the amazing student show.

    Alumni, there is a special reception JUST FOR YOU at 5 pm. Reconnect with old friends, teachers, and classmates. See how your school has grown. Learn how you can help CHAD rise to the next level!

    Poster Design Credit: Zahli Bhayroo / CHAD '21