Franklin Middle School

  • Franklin Middle School serves 638 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Franklin Middle School's student population of 638 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Franklin Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Franklin Middle School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1889 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
14%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
47%
17%
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White
27%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 IL.
Diversity Score0.690.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChampaign CUSD 4 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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