Franklin County Technical High School

Tel: (413)863-9561
Grades: 9-12

511 students

Franklin County Technical High School serves 511 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Franklin County Technical High School operates within the Franklin County Regional Vocational Technical School District.

Overview

The student population of 511 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 511 students
Franklin County Technical High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 62% Male / 38%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Franklin County Technical High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Franklin County Technical High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 14:1
Franklin County Technical High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Franklin County Technical High School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
2%
16%
Franklin County Technical High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
9%
Franklin County Technical High School Black (1988-2010)
White
92%
66%
Franklin County Technical High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Franklin County Technical High School Sch Ethnicity Franklin County Technical 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.
0.15 0.79
Franklin County Technical 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.
37%
30%
Franklin County Technical High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
10%
5%
Franklin County Technical High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 511 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Franklin County Regional Vocational Technical School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 511 1,433
Franklin County Regional Vocational Technical School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 86%
Franklin County Regional Vocational Technical School District Graduation Rate (1992-2001)
District Total Revenue $12 MM $25 MM
District Spending $12 MM $24 MM
Franklin County Regional Vocational Technical School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $24,006 $17,400
Franklin County Regional Vocational Technical School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,012 $16,788
Franklin County Regional Vocational Technical School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Turners Fall High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Great Falls Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montague Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Montague Turners Fall High School
    222 Turnpike Rd
    Montague , MA , 01351
    (413)863-7200
    1.1  mi  |  281  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Montague Great Falls Middle School
    224 Turnpike Rd
    Montague , MA , 01351
    (413)863-7300
    1.1  mi  |  233  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Turners Falls Montague Elementary School
    43 Crocker Ave
    Turners Falls , MA , 01376
    (413)863-9326
    1.7  mi  |  376  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Erving Erving Elementary School
    28 Northfield Rd
    Erving , MA , 01344
    (413)423-3326
    2.2  mi  |  157  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Greenfield Four Corners Elementary School
    21 Ferrante Ave
    Greenfield , MA , 01301
    (413)772-1378
    3.4  mi  |  173  students  |  Gr.  KG-3

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 12, 2012 - This school was a perfect fit for our son. He''s a bright kid but he was struggling in the traditional school, barely passing. But the teachers at FCTS have had an amazing impact on him. His grades freshman year gave him something to brag about, but more importantly we noticed how much his (academic) self-confidence was restored. He''s excited about school again having gained a passion for his chosen trade. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Franklin County, MA 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 Massachusetts average of 0.79. The most diverse school district in Franklin County is Franklin County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.