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



Happy New Year! We hope you had a restful Winter Break!

Important Dates

January 21, 2015: Half Day for Students, 12:09 Dismissal 
February 14, 2015: Valentines Day 
February 16, 2015: Schools Closed, Presidents Day
February 27, 2015: Professional Development, 12:09 Dismissal
March 8, 2015: Daylight Savings Time Begins
April 1-5, 2015: Spring Recess
May 10, 2015: Mothers Day
May 19, 2015: Election Day, No School for Students
May 25, 2015: Memorial Day, School Closed
June 18, 2015: Last Day of School