Policies

District-wide Parent and Family Engagement Policy

The School District of Philadelphia recognizes that a child’s education is a responsibility shared by parents, families, schools, and the community during the entire period the child is enrolled in school. Creating positive, home, school, and community partnerships is essential to carrying out the shared responsibility necessary to improve schools and reinforce the importance of academic achievement.

Graduation Requirements:

All students must have 23.5 credits to graduate.
Click here for a graduation requirements checklist: Graduation-Requirements

School Uniform:
  • Grey collared shirt*
  • Black pants
  • Official Furness gear
  • NO jeans, T-shirts, hats, scarves, or bandannas
  • Failure to adhere to the uniform policy will result in disciplinary action.
    *Furness logo shirts may be purchased from the main office
Cell Phone Policy

The use of cell phones is disruptive to the educational environment of Furness High School and is therefore prohibited on school grounds.