Any student who is eligible to enter high school for the first time as a first year 9th grader is eligible to participate in the High School Selection Process for a seat at The LINC.
Students can apply to The LINC for the next school year during the high school application window (mid September through mid November) through the School District of Philadelphia. Students should see their school counselor for more information about the timeline.
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Cell Phone Policy
Cell phones are not permitted in class. You have the option of either leaving it at home or handing the phone in for the day. You can hand the phone in when you arrive and will receive it back at the end of the day in your last block period class. All cell phones are kept in a labeled pocket with the student’s name and locked in an office during the school day.
Uniforms must be worn every day unless a “Dress Down Day” is announced the day before. Uniform shirts can be purchased From FlynnO’hara. Navy blue or black pants and skirts can be purchased elsewhere.
6801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19135
School ID Card
All students must have their school ID card every day. The first ID is free, if you need a replacement the fee is $5.00. Please see Ms. Gerena, Dean of Students, for a new ID card.
Students who are eligible to receive a transpass will receive it on Friday or Monday during Seminar. If you are absent on those days, or are not present in Seminar, there is no guarantee that you will receive the Transpass for that week. Please see Mrs. Thomas, Dean of Students, for more information.
Breakfast is served every morning in the cafeteria from 7:20 A.M. to 7:47 A.M.
Working Permit (“Working Papers”)
- Bring the completed application to one of the working papers offices along with proof of age.
- Acceptable documents include birth certificate, baptismal certificate, passport, driver’s license,or school ID as long as the form of
identification lists the date of birth.
- Bring your materials to one of the working papers offices during the hours of operation listed. If your parent is not coming with you make sure he/she SIGNS the form.
- The student must be present for the issuance of working papers.
The School District of Philadelphia
440 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Wednesdays: 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Saturdays: 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
Other School Locations:
Wednesdays: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mastbaum High School
3116 Frankford Avenue
Martin Luther King High School
6100 Stenton Avenue
Abraham Lincoln High School
3201 Ryan Avenue
*Students can see the School Counselor and request a printed copy of the Working Permit Application.