The School District of Philadelphia will remain closed indefinitely.
More about the closure, and other updates, in the letter from Dr. Hite HERE, provided in 10 languages.

March 31: The District recently announced their plan to provide a Chromebook to every student who needs one for learning at home. More information on the Chromebook Loaner Program can be found HERE. Internet info and resources are HERE.

Grab-and-go meal sites continue to operate for our students. Updated locations and times are HERE.

A second set of K-12 Learning Guides are available online, and at meal sites as of Monday March 30. More info is HERE.

We now have an email address ( and SDP Hotlines in 10 languages for Learning Guide support and general questions. More info HERE.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions are being added regularly, HERE.

Please visit our Coronavirus Information Hub often for the most up-to-date information.

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Principal’s Welcome


Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in learning more about G.W. Carver High School of Engineering, or Carver E&S.  We are a STEM-based magnet school in Philadelphia that serves 900 students in grades 7-12 from all over the city of Philadelphia.  Founded in 1979, our mission is to create a rigorous and supportive learning environment that leads to success in college and beyond.

Our aim for this website is to give you a glimpse into the work our incredible students are doing.  For a quick overview, please check out our Points of Pride or School Profile.  For a more in-depth view of our school, please take some time to read our News Stories.  I think you will be impressed with our students!

If you are new to our school, come for a visit!  We hold student-led tours every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30AM and would love for you to experience our engaging school culture.

Again, welcome to Carver E&S.  We are excited you are here to learn more.  If there is anything I can do, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me directly.


Ted M. Domers, Ed.D.

Congratulations to Dr. Domers on being selected as the 2018 Lindback Award for Distinguished Principal Leadership. Read more about the award and Dr. Domers response [VIDEO].


Learn more about Dr. Domers vision for Carver HSES.  With a focus on choice, equity, and pace, we are aligning our programs to promote not merely college preparation but, more importantly, a pathway to college success for all students.  FULL ARTICLE