Franklin County Public Schools

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(21)
High
(7)
Middle
(6)
Elementary
(10)
Pre-K
(8)
Private
(4)
There are 21 public schools in Franklin County, Illinois, serving 6,567 students.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Illinois state average of 50%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Franklin County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • AkinAkin Community Consolidated Elementary School
    21962 Akin Blacktop
    AkinIL62805
    (618)627-2180
    106 students | Gr. PK-8
  • BentonBenton Consolidated High School
    511 East Main St
    BentonIL62812
    (618)439-3103
    563 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Benton
    Benton Grade School 5-8
    1000 Forrest St
    BentonIL62812
    (618)438-4011
    449 students | Gr. 5-8
  • Benton
    Benton Grade School K-4
    1000 East Mckenzie St
    BentonIL62812
    (618)438-7181
    707 students | Gr. PK-4
  • West FrankfortCentral Junior High School
    1500 East 9th St
    West FrankfortIL62896
    (618)937-2444
    304 students | Gr. 7-8
  • ChristopherChristopher Elementary School
    501 South Snider St
    ChristopherIL62822
    (618)724-7604
    420 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Christopher
    Christopher High School
    1 Bearcat Dr
    ChristopherIL62822
    (618)724-9461
    251 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Christopher
    Christopher Junior High School
    501 South Snider St
    ChristopherIL62822
    (618)724-7604
    198 students | Gr. 6-8
  • West FrankfortDenning Elementary School
    1401 West 6th St
    West FrankfortIL62896
    (618)937-2464
    513 students | Gr. PK-2
  • BentonEcho Juvenile Detention Center Program
    Alternative School
    409 East Washington St
    BentonIL62812
    (618)983-6628
    Alternative School
    19 students | Gr. 4-12
  • EwingEwing-northern Elementary School
    51 North Main St
    EwingIL62836
    (618)629-2181
    239 students | Gr. PK-8
  • West FrankfortFrankfort Community High School
    601 East Main St
    West FrankfortIL62896
    (618)932-3126
    544 students | Gr. 9-12
  • West Frankfort
    Frankfort Intermediate School
    800 North Cherry St
    West FrankfortIL62896
    (618)937-1412
    523 students | Gr. 3-6
  • SesserHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Sesser-valier Elementary School
    4626 State Hwy 154
    SesserIL62884
    (618)625-5105
    342 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Sesser
    Sesser-valier High School
    4626 State Hwy 154
    SesserIL62884
    (618)625-5105
    221 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Sesser
    Sesser-valier Junior High School
    4626 State Hwy 154
    SesserIL62884
    (618)625-5105
    189 students | Gr. 6-8
  • ThompsonvilleThompsonville Grade School
    21165 Shawneetown Rd
    ThompsonvilleIL62890
    (618)627-2511
    246 students | Gr. PK-8
  • Thompsonville
    Thompsonville High School
    21135 Shawneetown Rd
    ThompsonvilleIL62890
    (618)627-2301
    103 students | Gr. 9-12
  • MulkeytownZeigler-royalton Elementary School
    4989 State Hwy 148
    MulkeytownIL62865
    (618)596-2121
    363 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Mulkeytown
    Zeigler-royalton High School
    4989 State Hwy 148
    MulkeytownIL62865
    (618)596-5841
    185 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Mulkeytown
    Zeigler-royalton Junior High School
    4989 State Hwy 148
    MulkeytownIL62865
    (618)596-2121
    82 students | Gr. 7-8

County Statistics

About Franklin County County Statistics (IL) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 40,512 people 12,309,604 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 17% 24%
Median Household Income $37,009 $51,389
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Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Franklin County, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.39, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.66. The most diverse school district in Franklin County is Columbus Preparatory And Fitness Academy School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or in the USA.