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



Fitler Parent Involvement Policy 

School-Parent Compact



Points of Pride

  • Middle Years Picasso Project
  • Middle Years Mentoring Program
  • Parent Technology Workshops
  • 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, Play Day
  • Top First-in-Math School
  • Math 24 Club and regional participants
  • Youth Educational Partnerships – Chess Club
  • Instrumental Music Band – annual authentic performances
  • Fitler Falcon Athletic Program – basketball and track teams
  • Extended Day Art Program


Important Dates

March 31, 2017: Professional Development, Early Dismissal @ 12:09

April 10 -14, 2017: Spring Recess, School Closed

April 19 - 21, 2017: Report Card Conferences, Dismissal @ 12:09

May 16, 2107: Election Day, School Closed for Students 

May 29, 2017: Memorial Day, School Closed

June 14, 2017: Flag Day 

June 20, 2017: Last for Students 


Click here to access the official School District of Philadelphia Calendar