School Details

Center for Arts & Technology-Pickering

1580 Charlestown Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460
(610) 933-8877

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 & ungraded 488 students 17 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade


Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Center for Arts & Technology average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Center for Arts & Technology-Pickering is a public high school in Schuylkill Township. The principal of Center for Arts & Technology-Pickering is Ms Debbie Noel. 488 children attend Center for Arts & Technology-Pickering and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 24% of the 488 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Center for Arts & Technology-Pickering is 17:1. Renaissance Academy Charter School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Computer arts

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 8%
White, non-Hispanic 79% 79%
Hispanic 6% 6%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Asian 1.0% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24% 24%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    Most overlooked school in Chester County. What a great resource. My daughter was not just a number. She excelled in this small school environment.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement


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