Franklin Academy

  • Franklin Academy serves 328 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Franklin Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Franklin Academy's student population of 328 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Franklin Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Franklin Academy is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#717 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
95%
48%
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White
3%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Franklin Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.100.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus Municipal School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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