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Admiral Peary AVTS Enrollment



Admiral Peary Area Vocational–Technical School offers sixteen programs of study. Application for admission is based on the completion of 9th grade, including acquiring all credits required for graduation, and application procedures at the participating sending school. Students applying are evaluated at Admiral Peary by the Guidance Department on interests, abilities, aptitudes, and learning styles prior to entering. As with any course, a strong academic background is advantageous. Test results along with student interests are used to determine appropriate program placement. For a student to obtain the most of his/her vocational career, it is stressed that they apply in their freshman year. All other grade levels will be considered through the Guidance Departments.


Placement in Admiral Peary programs is based on quotas. Each participating school receives a quota of the openings available for the following school year. This quota is based on the numerical enrollment of each of the schools, but is interchangeable between schools contingent upon the number of applicants for each program from each school. Enrollment at Admiral Peary AVTS is limited to 25 students per session in each program.


Students will spend one-half day at Admiral Peary AVTS and the other at their home school district where they receive the required subjects that are necessary for graduation as specified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.


Admiral Peary AVTS and participating schools shall not discriminate in the counseling process for admission because of sex, race, or handicap. Students, parents, or guardians are granted the right to appeal or make their concerns known by using the procedures developed and positioned in policy at Admiral Peary AVTS set forth by Title IX and Section 504.