Franklin

1402 S Lawrence St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Franklin serves 306 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Franklin placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Franklin's student population of 306 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2003, 2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklin is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Franklin is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1749 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
21%
23%
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Black
14%
4%
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White
39%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
21%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.750.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Franklin is Foss (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jason Lee (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grant (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Foss Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 791 students
    0.8 miles
    2112 S Tyler St
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-7300
    0.8 9-12 791
  • Tacoma Grant Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 342 students
    0.9 miles
    1018 N Prospect St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253) 571-5400
    0.9 PK-5 342
  • Tacoma Jason Lee Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 547 students
    0.9 miles
    602 N Sprague Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98403
    (253) 571-7700
    0.9 6-8 547
  • Tacoma Stanley Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
    0.9 miles
    1712 S 17th St
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-4500
    0.9 PK-5 303
  • Tacoma Bryant Math: 49% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 510 students
    1.0 miles
    717 S Grant Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-2800
    1 PK-8 510

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