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Admissions Overview

The application deadline for the January lottery for the class of 2022 is Friday, November 24th.  All applications received after November 24, 2017 will be eligible for any lottery held after the initial January 2018 lottery.

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)
  • Proof of Child's Age (example: birth certificate)
  • 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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McKinney/Vento Act
In accordance with federal and state guidelines under the McKinney/Vento Act, Franklin Towne Charter Schools are committed to removing barriers to education that face students experiencing homelessness.

· Do the members of your household lack a permanent address?
· Are you staying together in a shelter, hotel, or other temporary housing arrangement?
· Have you moved in with another family (doubled up) due to a lack of housing?
· Does your family relocate on a seasonal basis?
· Are any children living with you who have chosen to leave their prior family or household?


If you believe children in your household meet these descriptions, please contact your child’s counselor.

Student Last Name

Counselor

215-289-5000

E-mail

A-D

Patrick Drewry

x3009

PDrewry@franklintowne.org

E-Ki

Liz Kaisinger

x3008

EKaisinger@franklintowne.org

Kl-Rd

Chris Logan

x3015

CLogan@franklintowne.org

Re-Z

Lindsay Runyen

x3007

LRunyen@franklintowne.org