Frankford High School 9-12

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Principal
Michael Calderone

Oxford Ave. & Wakeling St.
Philadelphia PA 19124
Phone: 215-400-7200

Information & Resources For Students

Graduation & Promotion Requirements

The Promotion and Graduation Policy (pdf) provides information on the requirements that must be met by students to be promoted and grade 12 students to graduate. These requirements include passing major subjects and completion of a project.

Supports for students, including an extended day program, will be in place to help students meet the requirements. The TerraNova and End of Grade (EOG) tests will no longer be administered as system-wide assessments. Other assessments are being administered as needed. This policy will remain in effect until a new policy is issued.

 

 
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Student Resources

Want up to date information on the School District of Philadelphia's Resources for Students? Click on the following link!

School District of Philadelphia Resources for Students 

Student and Parent Handbook

Please take time to read this years Student and Parent Handbook. It has all of the important details that all students and family need to know! Click on the link below to view.

 

Course Selection

Link to Course Selection

9th & 10th Grade Dance

Cupid Shuffle Dance

Permission Forms

School Uniform

Our school uniform consists of red, blue or gold Frankford High School shirt with black or tan pants or skirts (knee length) for all 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.

 

All 9th graders must wear the gray Frankford golf shirt with black or tan pants/skirts. School shirts and gym uniforms must be purchased in the Frankford High School store.

 

School shirts are available for $10 a piece. Jeans or denim of any kind are not permitted to be worn as part of the school uniform.

 
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Required School Supplies

Each student at Frankford is required to have the following list of supplies. Some of these supplies will need to be replenished on an “as needed basis” through the year. The supplies are:

 

  • 1 three-inch binder (any color is fine)
  • 1 pack of binder divider tabs 
  • 1 glue stick
  • I pack of colored pencils
  • 1 pack of wide rule loose-leaf paper (needs to be 3-hole punched and will need to be replenished during the year)
  • 1 three-ring pencil case (to attach inside the binder)
  • 2 highlighters (any color)
  • 5 pens (blue or black ink only)
  • 5 pencils
  • 1 red pen
  • 1 portable USB flash drive 
  • Agenda book/weekly calendar
  • 2 spiral notebooks (3-hole punched)
  • 1 small pencil sharpener (that will fit into the pencil case)

 

Suggested Learning Experiences for Early Dismissal Wednesdays

The STAMP Pass

The STAMP pass is open to any Philadelphia high school student, and is valid for one year of FREE admission to a selection of the city’s top museums and attractions. Pass holders also get access to special events throughout the year. Find out more about the museums on the pass in the Use the Pass section, then click Get the Pass to get your STAMP pass today!

More info: www.phillystamppass.org

 

Free Library of Philadelphia- Frankford Branch

We encourage all 12th graders to take advantage of this time to complete their Senior Projects. The Frankford branch of the Free Library has been recently renovated and is an excellent resource for all students to utilize.

More information: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/branches/branch.cfm?loc=FRK

 

Internships

Upperclassmen are encouraged to seek out internship opportunities with local organizations and businesses in areas that they are interested in. Internships are excellent ideas for students to identify career paths for which they may be interested.

 

Colleges, Universities, or Trade School Visits

Take time to explore some of the excellent colleges, universities, and trade schools that the Philadelphia area has to offer. There are numerous locations to visit that are all close to public transportation. It is never too early to make your post high school plans!

More information: http://philadelphia.about.com/cs/education/a/metro_colleges.htm

 

Service Learning/Community Service

All 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will be encouraged to participate in a specific number of service learning/community service projects throughout the course of the year. A list of possible service learning projects and community service agencies will be provided as we continue to develop more partnerships.

 

Please note:

This menu of suggestions will continue to grow as more partnerships are formed throughout the year. Please check back to our website frequently to see any additional offerings that will be listed and/or follow me on social media to stay connected:

 

@Dr_Calderone (Twitter)

Dr_Calderone (Instagram)

PrincipalCalderone (Facebook)

 

The Mission of Frankford High School is to provide all students with the academic, technological and social skills needed to be productive and contributing citizens in our society