SLA’s class schedule is rather unique. Classes meet for 65 minutes four times a week at different times during the day. Classes meet during the letter bands, for example a student might have English during A Band. The class period schedule is as follows:

8:15 - 9:20 A1 E1 D2 C1B2
9:25 -10:30B1A2E2D1C2
10:35 - 11:40X1Y2A1X1Y2
11:40 - 12:45Y1X2B1Y1X2
12:50 - 1:55C1B2Lunch 12:50- 1:20E1D2
2:00 - 3:05D1C2TFI/ILPA2E2
3:10 - 3:50AdvTFI/ILPAdv

All 9th Graders take The Franklin Institute Course from 1:30 - 3:45 on Wednesdays. All 10th - 12th Graders are involved in their Independent Learning Plan / Internships from 1:30 - 3:45 on Wednesdays.

Teachers are in Faculty Workshops from 1:45 - 3:15 every Wednesday.

Please note: SLA students may remain in classes, have activities at the Franklin Institute or have Independent Learning Program obligations on days when other School District of Philadelphia schools have an early dismissal for staff development afternoons. Please refer to the SLA calendar for more information.