Edwin Fitler Academics Plus School 1 - 8

Mr. Anthious Boone

Seymour and Knox Streets
Philadelphia PA 19144
Phone: 215-951-4009

Respect*Responsibility*Problem Solving*Team Work*Success*

Fitler Academics Plus

Fitler Academics Plus

Message from the Principal

 Welcome to the Fitler Academics Plus School Website!    


Fitler Academics Plus is committed to the belief that all children are capable of learning and contributing to society. As a magnet school, we offer an academic program that is designed to meet the needs and expectations of a diverse school population.


Parents, guardians, and community members as you browse through our website you will have a better understanding of the programs and procedures adopted at Fitler Academics Plus School. We hope you enjoy the Fitler experience.

Mr. Boone




Points of Pride

  • Met (Adequate Yearly Progress) AYP Achievement Goals for 10 consecutive years
  • Received Keystone Award for academic success
  • Stong, supportive highly-qualified staff
  • Active Home & School Association; monthly evening meetings and morning meetings with the principal (Chew and Chat Breakfast)
  • Annual Events: Career Day, Book Chat, Male Image Day, and Play Day
  • National Academic League Champion
  • Mentally Gifted Program/Emerging Scholars School-wide Enrichment Program
  • Top First-in-Math School
  • Math 24 Club and regional participants
  • George Washington Carver Science Fair participants
  • Youth Educational Partnerships – Chess Club
  • Instrumental Music Band – annual authentic performances
  • Fitler Falcon Athletic Program – basketball and track teams
  • Extended Day instructional support program



Welcome Back! Have a Great School Year! 2015-2016

Important Dates

November 26 - 27, 2015: School Closed, Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2 - 4, 2015: Early Dismissal, Student Report card Conferences, 1 - 3 pm

December 3, 2015: Evening Report Card Conferences, 5 - 7 pm 

December 18, 2015: Early Dismissal @ 12:09, Professional Development

December 24 - 31, 2015: School Closed, Winter Recess 

January 1, 2016: School Closed, New Year's Day

January 18, 2016: School Closed, Dr. Martin Luther King Day

January 22, 2016: Early Dismissal @ 12:09, Professional Development 



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