Hybrid Learning Plan, Phase III Rollout Update HERE. Phase III Schools HERE.
View school Air Balance Reports HERE. P-EBT Card update HERE.

Deadline for registration for most Summer 2021 Academic Programming is May 15. Learn more HERE.

COVID-19 Dashboard provides the latest information on confirmed positive cases in our schools. View 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 215-400-7600 or bfhs@philasd.org

Your voice matters! www.philasd.org/dws
We invite all parents to take the District-Wide Survey before May 14th to help guide school improvement efforts!

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 www.philasd.org/chromebooks.
  • 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 FamilyTechSupport@philasd.org

General information about Covid-19

For whom: Parents, families, and community members Contact Info: 215-400-5300 COVID19Info@philasd.org

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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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