Arcadia Dual Enrollment

Juniors and Seniors -- Arcadia University will be offering "Crime and Punishment" on Monday/Wednesday afternoons from 2-4 at FLC.  Cost of the course is $375 for this 3- credit college course.  Registration forms are available from Ms. Hatziandreou, room 123.  All forms are due by Sept. 14.

Our History

In 1992 and again in 2010, the Franklin Learning  Center was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School Of Excellence. FLC is one of very few schools in the Philadelphia School District to be so recognized, including it in the company of Central, Girls' High, and Masterman. Additionally, in 1997, FLC was recognized as a School of Excellence at the state level. In 2014 and 2015 FLC received the Keystone Award for Academic Excellence from the Department of Education.

Programs of Study

FLC is divided into several programs of study. These are: Computer Science, The Academy of Public Health, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Instrumental and Vocal MusicDance, Business Administration, and College Prep.

The Bobcast will be back in September. Until then, enjoy a clip from FLC's first Battle of the Bands.

FLC Staff Band

Message from the Principal, Mrs. Joyce Hoog

Hello and welcome to Franklin Learning Center's website.  At FLC we hold high expectations for student learning. The curriculum at FLC is designed around mastery learning. The staff at the Franklin Learning Center believes that given the appropriate time, materials and differentiated instruction all students can achieve proficiency in the following areas:

  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • The development of computer and internet skills.
  • Preparation for college or post secondary education.
  • Understanding and appreciating our multi-cultural society.
  • The development of the self-discipline needed to achieve.
  • Instilling the importance of being a proactive citizen interested in improving societal living conditions.
  • Preparation for employment and introduction of the skills necessary for success in a technical work environment.

We also hold high expectations for professional practice

  • The Franklin Learning Center holds itself to high expectations of instructional practice that will meet or exceed the Pennsylvania State Standards.
  • The Franklin Learning Center maintains professional collaboration and continuous learning through Act 48, professional education courses, and professional goals.
  • The Franklin Learning Center will ensure internal accountability through measurable goals and continued professional development.

Video from FLC's BeachGlow performance. Video Credit to Frank Machos.




The School District of Philadelphia, an equal opportunity employer, will not discriminate in employment or education programs or activities, based on race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, gender, sexual orientation, union membership, or limited English proficiency. This policy of non-discrimination extends to all other legally protected classifications. Publication of this policy in this document is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.