Franklin Central Junior High School

10440 Indian Crk Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46259
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,767 students in grades 7-8, Franklin Central Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is equal to the Indiana state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 41%).
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 1,767 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Bottom 50% in IN
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Franklin Central Junior High School's student population of 1,767 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
1,767 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklin Central Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,763 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Franklin Central Junior High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IN)
#905 out of 1763 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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38%
38%
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40%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
14%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
63%
65%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin Central Junior High School's ranking?
Franklin Central Junior High School is ranked #905 out of 1,763 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% IN state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% IN state average).
How many students attend Franklin Central Junior High School?
1,767 students attend Franklin Central Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Franklin Central Junior High School students are White, 12% of students are Black, 11% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Franklin Central Junior High School?
Franklin Central Junior High School has a student ration of 28:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Franklin Central Junior High School offer ?
Franklin Central Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Franklin Central Junior High School part of?
Franklin Central Junior High School is part of Franklin Township Com Sch Corp School District.
In what neighborhood is Franklin Central Junior High School located?
Franklin Central Junior High School is located in the Franklin Township neighborhood of Indianapolis, IN. There are 10 other public schools located in Franklin Township.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 1,767 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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