Franklin Central High School

  • Franklin Central High School serves 2,669 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Franklin Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Franklin Central High School's student population of 2,669 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,669 students
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Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Franklin Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Franklin Central High School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#890 out of 1769 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
6%
12%
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White
77%
69%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Franklin Central High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.400.50
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Graduation Rate
97%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Franklin Central High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin Township Com Sch Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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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.
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