6215 S Franklin Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46259
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Franklin Central High School serves 3,064 students in grades 9-12.
Franklin Central High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,064 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Franklin Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

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School Overview

Franklin Central High School's student population of 3,064 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 144 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
3,064 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
144 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklin Central High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Franklin Central High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#670 out of 1757 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
13%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
67%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
97%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Reviews

2   9/21/2006
This school is suffering serious "growing pains" The principal really only helps those who are elite enough. They ( the principal and deans)are not totally honest when they have to answer for their actions to a board member. The act is perfected. I would definately stay away from this school system mainly because of the high school.
- Posted by Parent - juneb

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,064 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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