Franklin Elementary School

Franklin Elementary School serves 276 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NE average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Franklin Elementary School operates within the Omaha Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 276 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 276 students
Franklin Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Franklin Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Franklin Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 11:1
Franklin Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
2%
Franklin Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
16%
2%
Franklin Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
22%
16%
Franklin Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
47%
6%
Franklin Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
6%
71%
Franklin Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Franklin Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Franklin Elementary 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.
0.70 0.58
Franklin Elementary 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.
94%
34%
Franklin Elementary 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.
2%
9%
Franklin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 50,340 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Omaha Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
92
2
Number of Students Managed 50,340 352
Omaha Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $551 MM $5 MM
District Spending $508 MM $5 MM
Omaha Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,466 $13,761
Omaha Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,581 $13,000
Omaha Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Transition Program At Career Center (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Intermediate School Residential Treatment Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Omaha Public Schools Homebased Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Omaha Omaha Public Schools Homebased Elementary School
    3215 Cuming St
    Omaha , NE , 68131
    (402)557-2420
    0.5  mi  |  1  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Omaha Secondary Success Program
    Alternative School
    3230 Burt St
    Omaha , NE , 68131
    (402)561-6108
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Omaha Esl Teen Literacy Program
    Alternative School
    3230 Burt St
    Omaha , NE , 68131
    (402)557-2434
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Omaha Independent Study Program
    Alternative School
    3230 Burt St
    Omaha , NE , 68131
    (402)561-6108
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Omaha Transition Program At Career Center
    Special Education School
    3230 Burt St
    Omaha , NE , 68131
    (402)557-3700
    Special Education School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  12

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