Franklin Middle School

  • Franklin Middle School serves 630 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Franklin Middle 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Franklin Middle School's student population of 630 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Franklin Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Franklin Middle School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1018 out of 1239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
77%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
18%
6%
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White
66%
76%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Franklin Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.520.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCedar Rapids Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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