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Student Leadership Opportunities:

  • Student Council
  • Safety Patrol
  • Student Lighthouse Team
  • Geek Squad
  • New leadership positions for students are also posted daily on the job board!

Middle School Sports:

  • Girls’ Volleyball
  • Girls’ Basketball
  • Girls’ Softball

Notable Activities:Upper and Lower School Choir

  • Winter and Spring Music Performances and Musical Productions
  • Student Art Show and Sale
  • Graphic Arts Program
  • School Newspaper -The “Fit Fin”
  • Philly Ad Club
  • Reading Olympics
  • Yearbook Committee
  • Robotics Team
  • Philly TEC Showcase Participants
  • PA Middle School Computer Fair Participants
  • Band
  • Media Hub

Graduation and Promotion Requirements

Students must meet the School District of Philadelphia requirements for graduation as noted in the Promotion & Graduation Policy. Also 8th grade students  must complete a service learning project in their 8th grade year.

Dobson School reserves the right to exclude students from trips, end of year activities, and the moving up cermony.

High School Acceptances

Most of Dobson apply and are accepted at special high schools. Many Dobson Alumni gradutate from prestigious high schools such as Central, Girls High, Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA), Franklin Learning Center  (FLC), Science and Leadership Academy (SLA), Philadelphia Military Academy (PMA),  Engineering and Science High School and La Salle College High School.

Last modified: January 5, 2018