Frankford High School
Mission Statement:Frankford High School Aviation Academy is a collaborative setting engaging all stakeholders in an inspirational and respectful learning environment that prepares students to be productive global citizens.
Accredidations and Awards:Middle States Accreditation, Gold Star JROTC, 2013; Excellence in Community Service, 2013; Philadelphia Special Olympics, 2013
AP Courses:Biology, English, English Literature; Composition, U.S. Government, U.S. History
Other Special Academic Offerings:Aviation, JROTC I-IV, Unified Sports, Environmental Science, Criminal Law, SAT Prep, Peer Group Connections; College Pathways (Temple University); College MAP (Ernst; Young) Parent involvement: School Advisory Council
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:The school has established the “FKD” principles: students’ desire to be focused, knowledgeable, and determined; use of restorative practices.
Parent Involvement:School Advisory Council
Arts Activities and Classes:Visual Arts, Photography, Film, Ceramics, Guitar, Percussion, Band, Vocal Music, Choir, Modern Band, Musical Theater, Drama, Journalism, Film
Activities and Special Programs:Band, Chess, Choir, Computer Club, Dance Team, Debate Team, Drama, Drumline, Environmental Club, JROTC, National Honor Society, Marching Band, PEER GROUP CONNECTIONS, Red Cross Club, Robotics Club, School Musical, Science Club, Social Media Club, Sports Media Club, Student Government Association, Yearbook
Boys Sports:Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls Sports:Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Wrestling, Volleyball
Septa Routes:3, 5, 59, 75, 89, J, K, R, Market-Frankford El
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Neighborhood
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Residence within the school catchment area. Admission for students outside the catchment area is based on space availability.
Special Education: 30%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 79%
Waiting List? No
Racial Demographics:African American – 52% Latino – 33% Asian – 2% White – 9% Other – 3%