Franklin Middle School

415 Francis St

Somerset, NJ 08873-2827

Tel: (732)249-6410
Grades 7-8
1,092 students
Franklin Middle School serves 1,092 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Franklin Middle School operates within the Franklin Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1092 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 1,092 students
Franklin Middle School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Franklin Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 108 teachers
Franklin Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Franklin Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
Franklin Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
13%
9%
Franklin Middle School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
30%
24%
Franklin Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
44%
16%
Franklin Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
13%
49%
Franklin Middle School White Students (1989-2014)
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.69 0.42
Franklin Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
32%
Franklin Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Franklin Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Franklin Township School District's student population of 7,650 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,339 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,260 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Franklin Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
2
Number of Students Managed 7,650 918
Franklin Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $146 MM $20 MM
Franklin Township School District District Total Revenue (1992-2012)
District Spending $146 MM $20 MM
Franklin Township School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $18,339 $19,116
Franklin Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $18,260 $19,190
Franklin Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is New Brunswick High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Brunswick Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillcrest School (0.3 miles away)
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