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Summer Announcements

  • Free/Reduced Lunch Applications: Free and Reduced lunch applications will be available on our website starting in July. Please make sure the applications are filled out with the correct income: you must include if income is monthly, weekly, or yearly, in order for your application to be submitted. All incomplete applications will be returned. Anyone listed living in your home must show income or check the “no income” box, this includes minors.
  • Bus schedules: All eligible students will receive notifications of bus stop and times directly from the school district during the 2nd/3rd week of August. Our school will not be notified of bus routes until then. 


Free/Reduced Lunch Applications

Free/Reduced Lunch Applications for the school year 2014-2015 are now available. Please fill out the application and return to the front office by August 18,2014 . Applications can be mailed or dropped off. Our summer office hours are Monday to Thursday 8 to 2. Please make sure to fill out completely; all incomplete applications will not be processed. Please direct all inquiries to Karen Ippolito or Maryanne Gasparo 215-289-3389. Thank you.
Free Reduced Lunch Application 2014-2015.pdf
Student Achievements

While we are proud of all of our students, we would like to recognize the following students for achieving Honor Roll status for the 4th Marking Period of the school year:
Honor Roll MP4.pdf

We would also like to recognize students that recieved the following awards at our End-of-Year Awards Assembly:
EOY Awards 2013-14.pdf
Congratulations and keep up the excellent work!

Summer Resources

Supply Lists

Listed below are the items that students will need in order to have a successful start to the school year!

1st Grade.pdf
2nd Grade.pdf
3rd Grade.pdf
4th Grade.pdf
5th Grade.pdf
6th Grade.pdf
7th Grade.pdf
8th Grade.pdf

Summer Learning Packets

Below are links to the Summer Learning Packets.  We strongly encourage students to complete these packets to practice skills that will be necessary for them to understand in the new school year.  Students who complete the entire packet will be rewarded for their work!

Summer Learning Packets are due on Tuesday, September 2nd- No Exceptions!

Students Entering 1st Grade.pdf
Students Entering 2nd Grade.pdf
Students Entering 3rd Grade.pdf
Students Entering 4th Grade.pdf
Students Entering 5th Grade.pdf
Students Entering 6th Grade.pdf
Students Entering 7th Grade.pdf
Students Entering 8th Grade.pdf

Educational Games and Activities

Below is a list of educational Internet games and activities that can also be used to sharpen skills for next year!

Summer Hours

Administrative Offices are open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

School Calendar

Thu, Aug 28 - Fri, Aug 29
Bring Your Parent to School Days
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grades 5-8 Thursday
Grades 1-4 Friday
Monday, September 1
Labor Day
School Closed
Tue, Sep 2 - Fri, Sep 5
Kindergarten Interviews
Tuesday, September 2
School Resumes
Regular Schedule Grades 1-8
Monday, September 8
Kindergarten Begins

Lunch Program

More Choices - Healthy Alternatives

Set up your child's prepaid meal account:

Managed by the Nutrition Group


Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School's mission is to establish a happy and nurturing environment that both promotes and cultivates a positive learning experience for our children. By involving staff, students, and parents we plan to create a challenging and supportive school where our students can learn and grow.


Today, 8/21/2014
High: 84 Low: 66
Chance rain showers
24% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 8/22/2014
High: 82 Low: 67
Rain showers likely
45% chance of precipitation.

Low-Cost Internet

Comcast Internet Essentials

If your child receives free or reduced school lunch, as part of The National School Lunch Program, you may qualify for the low cost Comcast Internet Essential program.

Please call 1-855-846-8376 for more details or visit