Selecting the ideal high school is a pivotal decision; one that can shape your future. At Franklin Towne Charter High School in Philadelphia, we understand the significance of finding the perfect fit. Rooted in our mission statement, we believe that every student, regardless of their background or academic starting point, possesses untapped potential. Our nurturing environment and close-knit community offer the support you need to explore your passions, develop your talents, and soar to new heights in your education. 

Just as our mission states, we offer a diverse range of real-world electives, allowing students to expand their horizons as lifelong learners. Together, we foster an atmosphere where growth and success extend far beyond the classroom, our students become responsible citizens and leaders prepared to navigate the challenges of our ever-evolving world. 

Your choice to enroll as a student at a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, allows you to begin a new journey of discovery, as you unlock your potential, embrace new opportunities, and venture beyond your comfort zone. Here, we come together from various walks of life, uniting to learn, understand, and explore new frontiers. Here you become part of a supportive community that continually dares to innovate, reach for brilliance, and expand boundaries – all while thriving in a nurturing, family-like atmosphere. Join us at Franklin Towne; you will see the best is yet to come.

Application Process

If you are interested in attending FTCHS, please apply at

2024-2025 Application Timeline

  • Application Available: September 22, 2023
  • Deadline to Apply: January 22, 2024

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