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Admissions Overview

Applications for the Class of 2021 are still being accepted.  The deadline line for the 2021 graduates is Tuesday, November 15th.  All application received after November 15, 2016 will be eligible in any lottery held after the initial January 2017 lottery.

The lottery for the Class of 2021 will be held on Friday, January 13th.

Franklin Towne Charter High School complies with all State and Federal laws that govern admission policies and procedures.  FTCHS does not discriminate against any student, employee, or other person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.  Admission criteria will not consider intellectual or athletic ability, aptitude, disability, race, creed, national origin, religion, or ancestry.  

Registration materials for new students are available from the office administrative staff.  Upon acceptance parents will need to provide the following information to the school in order to complete enrollment procedures:

  • Completed Admissions Profile (with name, address, emergency contact)
  • Birth Certificate and copy for office to retain
  • Copy of Immunization Records
  • Proof of Residency (Utility Bill, Tax Record, Lease)
  • Most recent report card
  • IEP (If applicable)
  • 504 plan (if applicable)
  • Physical
  • Request for Student Records
  • Evidence of Enrollment
  • Free and Reduced Lunch Application
Applications are available for pick up during school hours or they may be downloaded from this web site. We do not mail applications.

Prospective applicants who require an application in a language other than English or Spanish may contact the school for translation services.  All requests should be directed to Susan McGeehan.  Franklin Towne will work with the Philadelphia School District Translation & Interpretation Center which provides translation of written documents, both District-wide, and documents specific to individual schools or students, free of charge.

Every effort will be made to accommodate any translation request in any language.

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