Franklin Towne Charter High School

  • Franklin Towne Charter High School serves 1,196 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 94% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 93% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Franklin Towne Charter High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Franklin Towne Charter High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Franklin Towne Charter High School's student population of 1,196 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Franklin Towne Charter High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Franklin Towne Charter High School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
10%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
72%
68%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Franklin Towne Charter High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.450.26
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Graduation Rate≥99%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Franklin Towne Charter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin Towne Chs School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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