Franklin Middle School

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Franklin Middle School serves 979 students in grades 7-8.
Franklin Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Franklin Middle School's student population of 979 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students979 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Comparison

Franklin Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Franklin Middle School is 0.70, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1347 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
32%
29%
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Black
42%
15%
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White
13%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin Township Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Franklin Middle School is New Brunswick High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mckinley Community School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillcrest School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Somerset Hillcrest School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 411 students
    0.3 miles
    500 Franklin Blvd
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732) 246-0170
    0.3 PK-4 411
  • Somerset Macafee Road School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 396 students
    0.8 miles
    53 Macafee Road
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732) 249-9097
    0.8 PK-4 396
  • New Brunswick A Chester Redshaw School Math: 27% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,034 student
    1.0 miles
    216 Livingston Avenue
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    (732) 745-5300
    1 PK-5 1,034
  • New Brunswick Mckinley Community School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 697 students
    1.0 miles
    15 Van Dyke Ave
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    (732) 745-5300
    1 PK-8 697
  • New Brunswick New Brunswick Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,241 student
    1.0 miles
    1125 Livingston Avenue
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    (732) 745-5300
    1 6-8 1,241

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