Franklin Academy

  • Franklin Academy serves 384 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Franklin Academy's student population of 384 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students384 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Franklin Academy
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Franklin Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Franklin Academy is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank
63%
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Franklin Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Franklin Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Franklin Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
93%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Franklin Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
6%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Franklin Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.130.31
This chart display the diversity score of Franklin Academy and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Franklin Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Franklin Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus Municipal School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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