Franklin Towne Elementary School It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes a TOWNE to educate one.

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Bussing Information

We at Franklin Towne do not control the busses as transportation is a service provided by the School District of Philadelphia and contracted out to Total Transportation Corporation.  If you are having problems with transportation, please contact:

Total Transportation: 215-383-0470

SDP Transportation Office: 215-400-4350

If there are problems with student behavior to the busses, or are moving and need to change bus pickup, please do not hesitate to contact the school at 215-289-3389.

Bussing Updates & Notifications


If we receive notice that there are delays in bus service, we will send that information out through our Remind Notification Service. To sign up for this service, you should send a text message to 81010 from the line that you would like to receive the updates. In the body of the message, please include the following code:

Route Number

Registration Code























If your child switches buses during the school year, you will need to sign up using the code for the new bus route.

Important Transportation Information for 2018-19.