Franklin Central High School

Franklin Central High School serves 2,540 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Franklin Central High School operates within the Franklin Township Com Corp School District.
Franklin Township Com Corp School District's 82% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

The student population of 2540 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,540 students
Franklin Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Franklin Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Franklin Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Franklin Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Franklin Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
2%
Franklin Central High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
7%
10%
Franklin Central High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
6%
12%
Franklin Central High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
80%
71%
Franklin Central High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Franklin Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.27
Franklin Central High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
41%
Franklin Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
8%
Franklin Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Franklin Township Com Corp School District's student population of 8,645 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 72% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,730 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 50% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,781 is less than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Franklin Township Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 8,645 1,472
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 81%
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2014)
District Total Revenue $143 MM $19 MM
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $80 MM $16 MM
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,730 $12,273
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,781 $10,163
Franklin Township Com  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Beech Grove Senior High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Franklin Township Middle School West (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lillie Idella Kitley Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • IndianapolisFranklin Township Middle School West
    Grades: 6-8 | 884 students
    0.1 miles
    7620 Edgewood Ave
    IndianapolisIN 46239
    (317)862-2446
    0.16-8884
  • IndianapolisLillie Idella Kitley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1084 students
    0.5 miles
    8735 Indian Creek Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46259
    (317)803-5900
    0.5PK-51084
  • IndianapolisSouth Creek Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 697 students
    1.1 miles
    9010 East Southport Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46259
    (317)860-4700
    1.1KG-5697
  • IndianapolisThompson Crossing Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 626 students
    1.5 miles
    7525 East Thompson Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46239
    (317)860-4600
    1.5KG-5626
  • IndianapolisBunker Hill Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 579 students
    1.9 miles
    6620 Shelbyville Rd
    IndianapolisIN 46237
    (317)787-3421
    1.9KG-5579

School Reviews

2.0  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.
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