Franklin County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 6,385 students in Franklin County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Franklin County School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Franklin County School District are Collins Lane, Peaks Mill Elementary School and Westridge Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Franklin County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Franklin County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Franklin County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
14 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
6,385 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
382 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Franklin County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 172 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#126 out of 173 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Franklin County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Franklin County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Franklin County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Franklin County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.44
0.40
# American Indian Students
16 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
160 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
476 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
7%
# Black Students
604 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
9%
10%
# White Students
4,703 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
74%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
424 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
189
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
397
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
476
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
491
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
502
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
497
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
506
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
511
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
456
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
501
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
585
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
440
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
451
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
380
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
3
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,862 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,004. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,238 is less than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$76 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Franklin County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$78 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Franklin County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,862
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Franklin County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,238
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Franklin County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Franklin County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Collins Lane
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
1 Cougar Lane
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 875-8410
Grades: PK-5
| 516 students
Rank: #22.
Peaks Mill Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Peaks Mill Rd
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 875-8450
Grades: 1-5
| 437 students
Rank: #33.
Westridge Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Oak Ridge Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 875-8420
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #44.
Bondurant Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bondurant Dr
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 875-8440
Grades: 6-8
| 687 students
Rank: #55.
Elkhorn Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1060 E Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 695-6740
Grades: 6-8
| 776 students
Rank: #66.
Western Hills High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Doctors Dr
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 875-8400
Grades: 9-12
| 811 students
Rank: #77.
Hearn Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Copperleaf Blvd
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 695-6760
Grades: 1-5
| 488 students
Rank: #88.
Franklin County High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 E Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 695-6750
Grades: 9-12
| 1,004 students
Rank: #99.
Bridgeport Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Doctors Dr
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 875-8430
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #1010.
Elkhorn Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
928 E Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 695-6730
Grades: 1-5
| 436 students
Rank: #1111.
The Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Democrat Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 695-6720
Grades: 7-12
| 49 students
200 Laralan Ave
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 352-2585
Grades: PK-K
| 324 students
Frankfort Career Development Center
Vocational School
1106 E. Main St
Frankfort, KY 40602
(502) 564-2120
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Franklin County Career And Technical Center
Vocational School
1106 E Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 695-6790
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Franklin County
  • 190 Kings Daughters Drive #300, Frankfort, KY, 40601
  • (502) 695-6700
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 6,385 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44

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