617 Main Street
Franklinton, LA 70438
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Franklinton Junior High School serves 598 students in grades 6-8.
Franklinton Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana 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 53% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Franklinton Junior High School's student population of 598 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
598 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklinton Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Franklinton Junior High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#804 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
32%
43%
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White
61%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
11%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 598 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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