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Frankford High School

Mission Statement:
To provide all students with the academic, technological and social skills needed to be productive and contributing citizens in our society.
Accredidations and Awards:
Gold Star JROTC, 2013; Excellence in Community Service, 2013; Philadelphia Special Olympics, 2013
Points of Pride:
Honor Unit with Distinction, Army JROTC; Careers through Culinary Arts Program award and scholarship winners, 2013; certified AVID school; National Honor Society; Public League Baseball championship, 2013; Public League Football championship, 2013; qualified for Penn Relays in Track & Field
AP Courses:
Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, Government & Politics, Human Geography, Physics B, U.S. History
Other Special Academic Offerings:
AVID I-IV; Creative Writing; Digital Photography; Forensics; JROTC I-IV; Law; Peer Group Connection
Foreign Languages:
French, Spanish
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
The school has established the "FKD 3" principles: students' desire to be focused, knowledgeable, and determined; use of restorative practices; implemented the Frankford Five Expectations; teachers trained in positive communication skills with students; teachers also trained on Framework for Teaching and Common Core state standards
Parent Involvement:
School Advisory Council, volunteers in classroom and with extracurricular activities
Arts Activities and Classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; theater instruction; visual arts instruction; ceramics; drum line; drill team
Activities and Special Programs:
Student government; National Honor Society; teen court; yearbook; drama; chess; debate; robotics
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball
Septa Routes:
3, 5, 59, 75, 89, J, K, R, Market-Frankford El
Contact Information
5000 Oxford Ave., 19124
Michael Calderone, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School: Neighborhood
2014-2015 Enrollment: 1,139
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Serves students from catchment area; others may apply, with admission based on space availability
ELLS: 13%
Special Education: 31%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 100%
Waiting List? No
Racial Demographics: African American – 52% Latino – 33% Asian – 1% White – 11% Other – 3%

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