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Requirements and Application Process

VIEW currently accepts students from the following Philadelphia High Schools:

  • Academy At Palumbo High School
  • Bodine High School for International Affairs High School
  • Central High School
  • George Washington Carver High School of Engineering & Science
  • Lankenau Environmental Magnet High School
  • Northeast Magnet High School
  • Philadelphia High School for Girls
  • West Catholic Prep High School


  • Prospective applicants should:
  • Maintain strong grades:
    • Academics: A's and B's with an exception allowed of 1 C
    • Conduct: All 1's and no more than 1 rating of 2
  • Make a 3 year year commitment
  • Have no excessive lateness or absences
  • Be in the 9th grade
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Be willing to step outside the bubble to meet new people and experience new adventures

Application Process opens annually in October.

Summer Program
Baltimore Harbour