New Cell Phone Policy - Starting Date: 1/7/2020
Please click the image above to view the new cell phone policy and procedures.
This policy will take effect on Date: Tuesday 1/7/2020.
A Message from the Principal regarding the implementation of new electronics policy:
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Frankford High School believes in maintaining a safe and effective educational environment for all of its students. We understand that cell phones have great benefits, but cell phone use and other electronic devices such as smart watches and tablets, have increasingly become a source of distraction, anti-social behavior and conflict both in homes and at school.
Currently, at Frankford HS, less than 5% of our students scored at the proficient level on both the Keystone Algebra and Biology exams. Additionally, less than 20% scored proficient on the Keystone English exam. As of the end of last year, 40% of 9th graders, 62% of 10th graders, 58% of 11th graders and 30% of 12th graders were considered off-track for a 4-year high school graduation. This means that these students have failed courses which are now putting them at risk of not graduating or not graduating on time. Last school year we… Continue Reading
A message from The School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Environmental Management & Services,
December 20, 2019
Dear Frankford High School Community,
As part of our ongoing efforts to ensure that all schools are healthy and safe for students and staff, a building-wide visual inspection was completed at your school by the Principal and Facilities Area Coordinator (FAC).
During that inspection, damaged asbestos was found in two unoccupied spaces: the fourth floor hallway, and a book closet.
As a result of these findings, those areas were immediately closed off. No students or staff will return to those spaces until the damage is repaired, and the areas are tested and determined to be safe for re-occupancy. Read More Here