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Franklin Towne Charter High School is a public, charter school in Philadelphia, PA. It has 966 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 119 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Administration & Policies: Administration is VERY strict. They don't play any games.

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On Extracurriculars: The extracurricular activites are okay, but they are too long !

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On Health & Safety: The nurse cares about you.

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On Academics: Teachers help you, but not that much. Certain teachers genuinely care while other do not

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  • 5301 Tacony St Building 108
    Philadelphia, PA 19137
  • 📞 (215) 289-5000

Franklin Towne Charter High School is a public, charter school in Philadelphia, PA. It has 966 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 119 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

94%

Test Performance

82
Franklin Towne Charter High School performed better than 82% of other schools on Pennsylvania math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1400

Based on 17 students surveyed
Math
480
Verbal
460
Writing
460
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 38% Focused
  • 25% Focused,involved, and organized
  • 25% Helpful
  • 12% Involved

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 43% We're like one big family
  • 43% Academics.
  • 14% Everyone is basically friendly. We're a community

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 62% Get to know your teachers and don't be afraid
  • 25% The school pick favorites
  • 12% If you are African-American, there IS racism

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 50% Yes
  • 25% Not sure.
  • 25% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 7 responses

  • 71% The teachers are more involved with students
  • 14% The 80 min blocks gives students more time to lear
  • 14% The academics

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 67% Not many options for lunch
  • 33% Favoritism

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
43.4%
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Female
56.6%
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Racial Diversity

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White
78.7%
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Hispanic
11.3%
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African American
7.0%
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Asian
2.4%
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Native American
0.6%
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Pacific Islander
0%
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Multiracial
0%