Franklin County School District

500 Coffee Ave Ne
Russellville, AL 35653
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 6 public elementary schools serving 2,421 students in Franklin County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Alabama.
Public Elementary Schools in Franklin County School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Alabama public elementary school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Alabama public elementary school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
10 Schools
1,077 Schools
# Students
3,618 Students
520,133 Students
# Teachers
222 Teachers
26,695 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)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.34
0.62
# American Indian Students
18 Students
4,992 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
7,420 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
602 Students
51,768 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
10%
# Black Students
53 Students
165,755 Students
% Black Students
1%
32%
# White Students
2,893 Students
273,335 Students
% White Students
80%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
631 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
49 Students
15,876 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
117
20,539
# Students in K Grade:
292
56,252
# Students in 1st Grade:
252
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
242
54,418
# Students in 3rd Grade:
250
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
292
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
266
54,802
# Students in 6th Grade:
249
56,273
# Students in 7th Grade:
289
43,236
# Students in 8th Grade:
279
42,777
# Students in 9th Grade:
289
7,266
# Students in 10th Grade:
276
6,598
# Students in 11th Grade:
254
6,471
# Students in 12th Grade:
271
6,111
# 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 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 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 Elementary 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.
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

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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%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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