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Overall
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Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School
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Overall
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Math
This rating represents the percentage of students performing in each of the four performance bands for this subject, as measured by the most recently available standardized test data. For reference, the performance bands are as follows: (1) Below Basic; (2) Basic; (3) Proficient; and (4) Advanced. We then compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest academic performance. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
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Science
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School Incidents
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Reading
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Attendance
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College Bound
This rating represents the percentage of annual graduates who enroll in any postsecondary institution in the first fall following their graduation date. Schools are then divided into equal-sized groups to create ratings from 1 to 10, with 10 representing the highest college enrollment rates. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More

School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade LevelsK-8
  • Waiting List Size6,400
  • Enrollment954
  • PrincipalMs. Eugenia Koo
  • Phone Number215-289-3389
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (25, 73)
  • Address 4259 Richmond Street
    Suite 108
    Philadelphia, PA 19137
  • NeighborhoodBridesburg
  • Application DeadlineNovember 30th, 2018
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Mission

Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School's mission is to establish a happy and nurturing environment that both promotes and cultivates a positive learning experience for our children. By involving staff, students, and parents we plan to create a...

Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School's mission is to establish a happy and nurturing environment that both promotes and cultivates a positive learning experience for our children. By involving staff, students, and parents we plan to create a challenging and supportive school where our students can learn and grow.

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Admissions Policy

Must submit a short application. A lottery is held if the number of applicants exceeds the number of available seats.

Must submit a short application. A lottery is held if the number of applicants exceeds the number of available seats.

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 4.1%
White 86.7%
Hispanic 7.6%
Asian 0.8%
Other 0.9%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 51.8%
Male Students 48.2%

Special Education

Special Ed 12.3%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 54%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 0.9%

Students Per Grade

Kindergarten Students
106
1st Grade Students
106
2nd Grade Students
106
3rd Grade Students
106
4th Grade Students
106
5th Grade Students
106
6th Grade Students
106
7th Grade Students
106
8th Grade Students
106
Total Students
954

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.6

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Choir,
  • Other Vocal,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Theater Group,
  • Literature

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball

Electives

Artist-in-residence

Artist-in-residence

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents School Advisory

Parent Involvement

FTCES cultivates an environment in which parents are true collaborators in their children’s education. The year-end parent survey in 2012-2013 highlighted extremely high parent satisfaction with FTCES. 96% of all respondents indicated that they were...

FTCES cultivates an environment in which parents are true collaborators in their children’s education. The year-end parent survey in 2012-2013 highlighted extremely high parent satisfaction with FTCES. 96% of all respondents indicated that they were satisfied with the parent involvement opportunities provided by the school and 95% believe there is good communication between the home and school.

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Before and After Care

  • After Care

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