Franklin County School District

500 Coffee Ave Ne
Russellville, AL 35653
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Franklin County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,618 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 18% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
10 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
3,618 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
222 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Franklin County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#92 out of 143 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Franklin County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
24%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
46%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Franklin County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.34
0.62
# American Indian Students
18 Students
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
602 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
10%
# Black Students
53 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
1%
32%
# White Students
2,893 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
80%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
49 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
117
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
292
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
252
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
242
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
250
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
292
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
266
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
249
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
289
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
279
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
289
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
276
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
254
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
271
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,630 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,793 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$46 MM
$9,671 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$46 MM
$9,086 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,630
$12,931
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,793
$12,150
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Franklin County School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Franklin Junior High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1815 Highway 89
Phil Campbell, AL 35581
(256) 331-2140
Grades: PK-9
| 231 students
Rank: #22.
Red Bay Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 8th Street
Red Bay, AL 35582
(256) 331-2270
Grades: PK-6
| 436 students
Rank: #33.
Tharptown Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
145 Highway 80
Russellville, AL 35654
(256) 332-3404
Grades: PK-6
| 512 students
Rank: #44.
Phil Campbell Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
148 Camp Street
Phil Campbell, AL 35581
(256) 331-2170
Grades: PK-6
| 424 students
Rank: #55.
Belgreen High School
Math: 18% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14220 Highway 187
Russellville, AL 35653
(256) 332-1376
Grades: PK-12
| 544 students
Rank: #66.
Red Bay High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
800 8th St
Red Bay, AL 35582
(256) 331-2270
Grades: 7-12
| 338 students
Rank: #77.
Vina High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8250 County Road 23
Vina, AL 35593
(256) 331-2260
Grades: PK-12
| 274 students
Rank: #88.
Tharptown High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
255 Highway 80
Russellville, AL 35654
(256) 332-6485
Grades: 7-12
| 403 students
Rank: #99.
Phil Campbell High School
Math: 6% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
65 School St
Phil Campbell, AL 35581
(256) 331-2150
Grades: 7-12
| 456 students
Rank: n/an/a
Franklin County Career Technical Center
Vocational School
85 Jail Springs Road
Russellville, AL 35653
(256) 332-2127
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Franklin County School District?
Franklin County School District manages 10 public schools serving 3,618 students.
What is the rank of Franklin County School District?
Franklin County School District is ranked #89 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Franklin County School District?
80% of Franklin County School District students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Franklin County School District?
Franklin County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Franklin County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,793 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,618 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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