Franklin High School

  • Franklin High School serves 2,157 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Franklin High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Franklin High School's student population of 2,157 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 174 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,157 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Franklin High School
Total Classroom Teachers174 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Franklin High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Franklin High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank
51%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Franklin High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Franklin High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
13%
10%
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Hispanic
29%
26%
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Black
43%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Franklin High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
15%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Franklin High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Franklin High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.700.43
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Graduation Rate
88%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Franklin High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Franklin High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin Township Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  
Very good academic program, with many opportunities for AP, Honors, college credit, and outstanding provisions for special needs as well. Very warm, caring teachers and staff. One of the top schools in New Jersey for music, arts, sports and extracurricular programs.
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