Franklin Classical Middle School

540 Cerritos Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Franklin Classical Middle School serves 1,297 students in grades 6-8.
Franklin Classical Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Franklin Classical Middle School's student population of 1,297 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Franklin Classical Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Franklin Classical Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5897 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
77%
54%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Franklin Classical Middle School is Renaissance High School For The Arts (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stevenson Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Long Beach Stevenson Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 643 students
    0.3 miles
    515 Lime Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90802
    (562) 437-0407
    0.3 K-5 643
  • Long Beach Chavez Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 390 students
    0.4 miles
    730 W. Third St.
    Long Beach, CA 90802
    (562) 590-0904
    0.4 K-5 390
  • Long Beach Lincoln Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 1,064 student
    0.5 miles
    1175 E. 11th St.
    Long Beach, CA 90813
    (562) 599-5005
    0.5 K-5 1,064
  • Long Beach Renaissance High School For The Arts Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 406 students
    0.7 miles
    1400 E. 20th St.
    Long Beach, CA 90806
    (562) 901-0168
    0.7 9-12 406
  • Long Beach Burbank Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 706 students
    0.8 miles
    501 Junipero Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90814
    (562) 439-0997
    0.8 K-5 706

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