Admission Criteria:

  1. Required Marks
    1. Strong "B" Average or better.
    2. Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) scores for 7th grade are Advanced or Proficient.
    3. No negative disciplinary reports.
    4. 10 or less unexcused absences or latenesses.
    5. An audition or presentation of a portfolio is required of students interested in one of the arts majors.
  2. 9th Grade Applications
    The subject and behavior comments from the last report card period of 7th grade as shown in the appropriate sections of the Student Data Transcript.
  3. Additional Criteria for Admission
    Applicants are to select only one program on the High School Admissions Form. The selection should be indicated under "Programs" as shown below.
 229A Art
 229Y Humanities/Liberal Arts
 229B Computer Science and Business Tech
 229D Dance
 229H Medical Assistance
 229M Instrumental Music
 229V Vocal Music

An audition or presentation of a portfolio is required of students interested in one of the arts majors.

Upper Level ESOL classes are provided at FLC.

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Be sure to attend our Open House in fall and Freshmen Orientation for more info on how to get admitted to FLC.
Please feel free to call 215-684-5916 and ask for Ms. Kellich or about admissions.

Note: If your child is not from the United States, your child may have to take ESOL Classes as part of his or her roster.

Welcome to the FLC Admission page. If you're considering about attending our school, please read the information posted carefully and check out some of our other pages. We hope that FLC is to your liking.

FLC is a Magnet School that attracts MANY, but only accepts the BEST!
  • One of a few special admission schools in the city
  • Academically focused
  • 7 Major Areas of Study
  • Small Enrollment Size
Latenesses and AttendanceSchool Times
FLC School Day (All Weekdays except Wednesday)7:55 am to 2:59 pm
Wednesday (Early dismissals every Wednesday)7:55 am to 1:59 pm