For more than 40 years, Philadelphia Academies, Inc., (PAI) has been reaching public high school students with college and career preparation, life skills, and adult connections they could not get anywhere else. When we started the first Career Academy, we were simply looking to lower dropout rates. We have accomplished thatâyet thereâs so much more that needs to be done.
Corporate partners and individual donors
The mission of Philadelphia Academies, Inc. (PAI) is to expand life and economic options for Philadelphia public school students through career-focused programming that prepares young people for employment and post-secondary education.
PAI exists to make high school more relevant for students, and increase their chances of graduating ready for success in careers and post-secondary education.
College and Postsecondary Planning:
High School (9-12):