Franklin County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,701 students in Franklin County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Franklin County School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Franklin County School District are Red Bay High School, Phil Campbell Elementary School and Tharptown Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Franklin County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Franklin County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,469 Schools
# Students
3,701 Students
738,868 Students
# Teachers
224 Teachers
41,980 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Franklin County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#100 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Franklin County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Franklin County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Franklin County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Franklin County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.30
0.59
# American Indian Students
16 Students
6,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
10 Students
10,742 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
520 Students
58,276 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
8%
# Black Students
57 Students
242,243 Students
% Black Students
2%
33%
# White Students
3,059 Students
403,300 Students
% White Students
83%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
833 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
37 Students
16,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
107
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
316
54,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
276
56,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
261
55,387
# Students in 3rd Grade:
273
57,289
# Students in 4th Grade:
284
58,325
# Students in 5th Grade:
275
57,472
# Students in 6th Grade:
293
54,978
# Students in 7th Grade:
276
55,084
# Students in 8th Grade:
308
54,680
# Students in 9th Grade:
285
57,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
270
55,243
# Students in 11th Grade:
250
53,854
# Students in 12th Grade:
227
52,777
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,039 is higher than the state median of $10,775. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,447 is higher than the state median of $10,820. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$45 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Franklin County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$42 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Franklin County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,039
$10,775
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Franklin County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,447
$10,820
This chart display average spending per public school student in Franklin County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Franklin County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Red Bay High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
800 8th St
Red Bay, AL 35582
(256) 331-2270
Grades: PK-12
| 869 students
Rank: #22.
Phil Campbell Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
148 Camp Street
Phil Campbell, AL 35581
(256) 331-2170
Grades: PK-6
| 437 students
Rank: #33.
Tharptown Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
145 Highway 80
Russellville, AL 35654
(256) 332-3404
Grades: PK-6
| 519 students
Rank: #44.
Belgreen High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14220 Highway 187
Russellville, AL 35653
(256) 332-1376
Grades: PK-12
| 543 students
Rank: #55.
East Franklin Junior High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1815 Highway 89
Phil Campbell, AL 35581
(256) 331-2140
Grades: PK-9
| 245 students
Rank: #66.
Phil Campbell High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
65 School St
Phil Campbell, AL 35581
(256) 331-2150
Grades: 7-12
| 448 students
Rank: #77.
Vina High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8250 County Road 23
Vina, AL 35593
(256) 331-2260
Grades: PK-12
| 282 students
Rank: #88.
Tharptown High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
255 Highway 80
Russellville, AL 35654
(256) 332-6485
Grades: 7-12
| 358 students
Franklin County Career Technical Center
Vocational School
85 Jail Springs Road
Russellville, AL 35653
(256) 332-2127
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Franklin County
  • 500 Coffee Ave NE, Russellville, AL, 35653
  • (256) 332-1360
  • franklin.k12.al.us
  • Students: 3,701 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30

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