Franklin Middle School

415 Francis St,

Somerset, NJ, 08873-2827

Tel: (732)249-6410
Grades: 7-8

1,057 students

Franklin Middle School serves 1,057 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Franklin Middle School operates within the Franklin Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 1057 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 1,057 students
Franklin Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
Franklin Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Franklin Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 12:1
Franklin Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
9%
Franklin Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
23%
23%
Franklin Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
44%
17%
Franklin Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
17%
51%
Franklin Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Franklin Middle School Sch Ethnicity Franklin Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.71 0.66
Franklin Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
33%
29%
Franklin Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
6%
Franklin Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,771 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Franklin Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
2
Number of Students Managed 7,771 919
Franklin Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $142 MM $20 MM
Franklin Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $142 MM $19 MM
Franklin Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,594 $20,414
Franklin Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,561 $19,395
Franklin Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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