400 S College St
Franklin, KY 42134
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Franklin-simpson High School serves 785 students in grades 9-12.
Franklin-simpson High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 785 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Franklin-simpson High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Franklin-simpson High School's student population of 785 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
785 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklin-simpson High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Franklin-simpson High School is 0.39, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#526 out of 1230 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
11%
11%
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White
77%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin-simpson High School's ranking?

Franklin-simpson High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Franklin-simpson High School?

The graduation rate of Franklin-simpson High School is 95%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.

How many students attend Franklin-simpson High School?

785 students attend Franklin-simpson High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

77% of Franklin-simpson High School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Franklin-simpson High School?

Franklin-simpson High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Franklin-simpson High School offer ?

Franklin-simpson High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Franklin-simpson High School part of?

Franklin-simpson High School is part of Simpson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 785 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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