A. Philip Randolph Career And Technical High School 9-12

Mr. Darryl Overton

3101 Henry Ave.
Philadelphia PA 19129
Phone: 215-227-4407

Excellence is the only option.

A. Philip Randolph Career and Technical High School

Message from the Principal


On behalf of the administration of A. Philip Randolph Career Academy, I would like to welcome you to our new website.  


Our  primary focus and purpose is to teach students how to learn, and to foster in each child, the desire for lifelong learning.  We provide a practical education; combining rigorous academics with unrivaled career pathways, while offering courses that equip our students to pursue post-secondary education , apprenticeships and immediate productive employment upon graduation. 


At Randolph, we strive to provide a learning environment that responds to current emerging and changing global workforce needs.  We are committed to examining and implementing innovations in education, athletics and extra curricular activities that promote success in our students’ lives.  The partnership of Randolph with family, businesses, universities and its constituent community provides resources to meet the needs of all students. 


If I or any member of the Randolph administration can be of further assistance to you, please do not hesitate to contact the office at 215-227-4407.



For a full listing of all the programs Randolph Career Academy offers, check out OUR BROCHURE.


News & Announcements

January Newsletter 

December Newsletter 

November Newsletter 

 September Newsletter

Randolph Career & Technical High School Promotional Video 

May 24, 2016 - ABC Action News

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathamatics 

  May 2016  - PHILLY.COM - 

Nascar Drivers Visit Philly to Prep for Pocono Race 


 October 2015

Here's What it Looks like when 200 Volunteers Rehab 8 Homes in One Day  - October 21 - Property Magazine


September 2015

The Atlantic, September 24, 2015 - A High School Where College is Not the Goal

 January 2015

News From Our Culinary Arts Program

 Nicholas Devers a culinary arts senior, won 1st Place in the American Cancer Institute of Research's healthy plate competition.   Nick's dish, will now represent Philadelphia in the national competition and a chance for $10,000 in scholarship money. 


Financial Aid Information for Seniors - Deadline for FAFSA form is FEBRUARY 15. See below for details:

 Click here for information on District Wide Title 1 Parent Trainings

It is time for seniors to apply for financial aid. Unless your son/daughter is considered an independent student, your social security number and tax return information is needed in order for your son/daughter to complete the application. Please, go to the following link for more information about dependency status: https://studentaid.ed.gov/fafsa/filling-out/dependency


The financial aid application is what will determine how much money he/she will receive to use toward college tuition. The completion of the financial aid application is necessary even if your son/daughter decides to go to a two year college or a technical school. Please, visit the link bellow for more information and to start the financial aid application. Federal Student Aid website: https://fafsa.ed.gov/ 


FAFSA Completion Workshops (FREE)
Mark the dates and locations on your calendar!

1- Penn State's Philadelphia Community Recruitment Center
1617 JFK Boulevard, Suite 425
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Registration is required. To register, go to the website listed.
 February 21, 2015
10 a.m. - 12 noon

2- Esperanza College
4261 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 324-0746
Mondays 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.
January 26, 2015
February 09, 2015
February 16, 2015
March 02, 2015
March 16, 2015
March 23, 2015
March 30, 2015
April 13, 2015
April 27, 2015 (last day)

Saturdays 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
April 18, 2015
April 25, 2015

In addition, scholarship links for students can be found under the "student resources" section of this page. Different deadlines apply to each so please have your senior look at them! There are finances to be distributed for a wide variety of categories. 





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