Franklin Central High School

Franklin Central High School serves 2,547 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Franklin Central High School operates within the Franklin Township Com Corp School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 2547 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,547 students
Franklin Central High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Franklin Central High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Franklin Central High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 17:1
Franklin Central High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Franklin Central High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Franklin Central High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
13%
Franklin Central High School Black (1988-2012)
White
80%
71%
Franklin Central High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Franklin Central High School Sch Ethnicity Franklin Central High 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.
0.35 0.73
Franklin Central High 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.
22%
41%
Franklin Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
9%
8%
Franklin Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,478 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Franklin Township Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 8,478 1,613
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 79%
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $21 MM
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $82 MM $18 MM
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,430 $13,002
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,326 $11,056
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Beech Grove Senior High School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Franklin Township Middle School West (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lillie Idella Kitley Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Recommended September 21, 2006 - This school is suffering serious "growing pains" The principal really only helps those who are elite enough. They ( the principal and deans)are not totally honest when they have to answer for their actions to a board member. The act is perfected. I would definately stay away from this school system mainly because of the high school. - Posted by Parent

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Indianapolis, IN 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 0.68, which is higher than the Indiana average of 0.29. The most diverse school in Indianapolis is Winchester Village Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.