SDP’s Back-to-School Bus Tour is coming to a neighborhood near you! Get info, on-site services and a free backpack! Details HERE.

Still need a vaccine? Find COVID Vaccine events HERE and Back to School Immunization events HERE.
Join us at one of our fun Back-to-School Celebration Events HERE!
Stay up to date on Back-to-School info including bell schedules, transportation Fare Cards and more HERE!

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Benjamin Franklin High School-Home of the Electrons
Located at Broad & Spring Garden Streets in Center City

We can be reached at or 215-400-7600 (the main office will reopen Monday, August 9th, until then email is the best way to contact us)

2021-22 School Year begins Tuesday, August 31st.  School starts at 8:15 am and ends at 3:19 pm each day.  You can find days off and half days on the calendar HERE We are excited to welcome all students back for in-person learning this fall!  Welcome letters have gone out, please click here if you did not get a copy (and please update your email/mailing address/phone number with the main office to receive important information in the future.)


2021-2022 SCHOOL PLAN

Click Benjamin Franklin High School [2010] 2021-2022 School Plan (1) to review BFHS’s 2021-2022 School Plan. Upon review, click HERE to complete the survey.

Was your child absent from school? Please complete this ABSENCE FORM to document and excuse their absence. Parents can provide an absence excuse note for up to 8 absences.

7th Graders–are you interested in coming to Ben Franklin?  Would you like to get email updates? Complete this form


  • If you have never picked up a District Chromebook for your child, you can call 215-400-7600 to schedule an appointment to pick up the device at 550 North Broad St (BFHS Campus).
  • If you already have a Chromebook and it needs to be repaired or replaced, you can visit one of the Parent & Family Tech Support Centers. You can find the 3 addresses at
  • The centers will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays.
    You can also call our Chromebook Support Hotline at 215-400-4444.
    Finally, if you still need internet access, you can dial 2-1-1 for the PHLConnectEd Hotline.

New to the School District of Philadelphia? Coming from a Charter School? Parochial School? Out of State? Click HERE for ENROLLMENT.

Please CLICK HERE for our Interactive New Student Orientation!


Meal Distribution Information

Family & Student Technology Information

Parent & Family Technology Support Hotline

For whom: Parents, students, and families who still need a Chromebook, Chromebook repairs/troubleshooting, and getting set up/connected

Contact Info: 215-400-4444

General information about Covid-19

For whom: Parents, families, and community members Contact Info: 215-400-5300

215-400-8480 – Albanian

215-400-8481 – Arabic

215-400-8482 – Chinese

215-400-8483 – French

215-400-8484 – Khmer

215-400-8474 – Portuguese

215-400-8485 – Russian

215-400-8489 – Spanish

215-400-8486 – Vietnamese

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