Benjamin Franklin High School 9-12


Abdul-Mubdi Muhammad

550 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia PA 19130
Phone: 215-400-7600

What's New

What's New

Important Dates

System of Great Schools community meeting Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 6pm in the BFHS auditorium--come share your insights

Home & School Association Friday, October 28, 2016 at 10am or 6pm at BFHS (a light breakfast will be served during the morning session and snacks in the evening).  All parents and guardians are welcome to attend.  We appreciate your partnership.

No School for students on November 8, 2016 Election Day--Don't forget to vote!

November 9, 2016 2nd Marking Period begins

No School on November 11, 2016 Veteran's Day

Report Card Conferences November 22 & 23, 2016 1-3:09pm Students dismissed at 12:09pm

First period starts everyday at 8:05 am.

Doors open each day at 7:30 am for breakfast. 


School District of Philadelphia Calendar





New Dress Code

Ben Franklin High School students will not have a specific "uniform" this year but will follow the following dress code:

  • All students are required to wear a collared shirt or blouse.  
  • Pants or jeans must be without holes and fastended with a belt around the  waist.  
  • All skirts and shorts must be knee length.  
  • Franklin logo apparel may be worn, as sold or distributed by the school without exception.  
  • All footwear must be closed toe.