Franklin Elementary School

1315 W Main St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Franklin Elementary School serves 350 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Franklin Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Franklin Elementary School's student population of 350 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklin Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Franklin Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1011 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
39%
12%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
46%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin Elementary School's ranking?
Franklin Elementary School is ranked #1011 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Franklin Elementary School often compared to?
Franklin Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fisher Elementary School, Anson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Franklin Elementary School?
350 students attend Franklin Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Franklin Elementary School students are White, 39% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Franklin Elementary School?
Franklin Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Franklin Elementary School offer ?
Franklin Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Franklin Elementary School part of?
Franklin Elementary School is part of Marshalltown Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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