FLC At a Glance
Mission & Approach to Learning:
FLC’s Vision: In a small individualized student-centered style, FLC develops young adults who are college and career ready, as well as active socially conscious citizens who are successful in their professional pursuits.
FLC’s Mission: Franklin Learning
Center is a magnet school committed to providing rigorous academic and professional readiness programs through interdisciplinary study and close-knit learning communities. FLC provides opportunities for students interested in professional careers in visual arts, business technology, computer science, public health, performing arts and college preparatory study. FLC students engage with the cultural heritage of Philadelphia and the world at large.
Points of Pride:
Title I Distinguished Reward Level School; State Level Distinction for Mock Trial; competitive Cheerleading squad; National Finalists in HOSA Competitions; Nationally recognized, twice, as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education; Three state HOSA officers in the last 5 years; Only Medical Assisting program in City of Philadelphia.
Courses & Program Highlights:
Approved CTE Programs: Business Administration and Medical/Clinical Assistant
Advanced Placement Courses: Biology; Calculus; Computer Science; English Language and Composition; English Literature and Composition; US History; US Government and Politics; Studio Art Drawing and Physics.
Dual Enrollment Programs: Arcadia University, Community College of Philadelphia
School Programs: Art; Computer Science; College Prep; Dance; Instrumental and Vocal Music (Non-music majors are offered the opportunity to participate in instrumental music lessons during and after school)
• Choir and Instrumental Music
• Future Business Leaders of America • HOSA
• Mock Trial
• Musical Theater
• National Honor Society
• Red Cross Club
• Science Fair Club
• Student Government
• Yearbook Club
• Basketball—Boys’ JV
• Basketball—Girls’ and Boys’ Varsity • Cheerleading
• Cross Country—Co-ed
• Track and Field—Co-ed
• Volleyball—Girls’ and Boys’ Varsity
• other sports may be available through partnerships with other schools
• The Annenberg Science Symposium at Lankenau Hospital Computer and business partnerships (Glaxo Smith Kline)
Gift of Life Donor Program
• Health science partnerships (Thomas Jefferson Hospital and Drexel University)
• Local universities and law firms • Performing arts partnerships
• Red Cross
• Student internships