Franklin Academy

1127 Chalk Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Franklin Academy serves 1,646 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Franklin Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,646 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Franklin Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Franklin Academy's student population of 1,646 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
1,646 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
112 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklin Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,568 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Franklin Academy is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#120 out of 2568 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
7%
25%
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White
79%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin Academy's ranking?
Franklin Academy is ranked #120 out of 2,568 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in North Carolina.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% NC state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Franklin Academy?
The graduation rate of Franklin Academy is 95%, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend Franklin Academy?
1,646 students attend Franklin Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Franklin Academy students are White, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Franklin Academy?
Franklin Academy has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Franklin Academy offer ?
Franklin Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Franklin Academy part of?
Franklin Academy is part of Franklin Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,646 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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