Franklin County Schools School District

53 West River Road
Louisburg, NC 27549
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 7,994 students in Franklin County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Franklin County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
16 Schools
2,752 Schools
# Students
7,994 Students
1,524,291 Students
# Teachers
528 Teachers
100,983 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Franklin County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 85% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#205 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Franklin County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
46%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Franklin County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
44%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Franklin County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
59%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Franklin County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
81%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Franklin County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.70
0.70
# American Indian Students
32 Students
17,561 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
48 Students
58,380 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,884 Students
302,316 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
20%
# Black Students
2,423 Students
380,019 Students
% Black Students
30%
25%
# White Students
3,157 Students
684,977 Students
% White Students
39%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
2,197 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
473 Students
79,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
103
21,304
# Students in K Grade:
564
112,495
# Students in 1st Grade:
518
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
557
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
546
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
543
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
571
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
526
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
642
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
651
123,350
# Students in 9th Grade:
923
142,947
# Students in 10th Grade:
686
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
632
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
532
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,597 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,956 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$93 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Franklin County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$88 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Franklin County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,597
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Franklin County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,956
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Franklin County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Franklin County Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Franklin County Early College
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8150 Nc Highway 56
Louisburg, NC 27549
(252) 738-3649
Grades: 9-13
| 163 students
Rank: #22.
Youngsville Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
125 Us I-a
Youngsville, NC 27596
(919) 556-5250
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #33.
Franklinton High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
910 Cedar Creek Road
Franklinton, NC 27525
(919) 494-2332
Grades: 9-12
| 1,230 students
Rank: #44.
Edward Best Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4011 Nc 56 Hwy East
Louisburg, NC 27549
(919) 853-2347
Grades: PK-5
| 473 students
Rank: #55.
Louisburg High School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 Allen Lane
Louisburg, NC 27549
(919) 496-3725
Grades: 9-12
| 537 students
Rank: #66.
Long Mill Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1753 Long Mill Rd
Youngsville, NC 27596
(919) 554-0667
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Rank: #77.
Bunn High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
29 Bunn Elem School Road
Bunn, NC 27508
(919) 496-3975
Grades: 9-12
| 844 students
Rank: #88.
Cedar Creek Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2228 Cedar Creek Road
Youngsville, NC 27596
(919) 554-4848
Grades: 6-8
| 546 students
Rank: #99.
Franklinton Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
431 S Hillsborough St.
Franklinton, NC 27525
(919) 494-2479
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #1010.
Laurel Mill Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
730 Laurel Mill Road
Louisburg, NC 27549
(919) 853-3577
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #1111.
Bunn Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
686 Bunn Elem School Road
Bunn, NC 27508
(919) 496-4015
Grades: PK-5
| 520 students
Rank: #1212.
Terrell Lane Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Terrell Lane
Louisburg, NC 27549
(919) 496-1855
Grades: 6-8
| 406 students
Rank: #1313.
Louisburg Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Stone Southerland Road
Louisburg, NC 27549
(919) 496-3676
Grades: PK-5
| 446 students
Rank: #1414.
Bunn Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4742 Nc 39 Hwy S
Bunn, NC 27508
(919) 496-7700
Grades: 6-8
| 586 students
Rank: #1515.
Royal Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
308 Flat Rock Church Road
Louisburg, NC 27549
(919) 496-7377
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students
Rank: #1616.
Franklinton Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3 N Main St
Franklinton, NC 27525
(919) 494-2971
Grades: 6-8
| 280 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Franklin County Schools School District?
Franklin County Schools School District manages 16 public schools serving 7,994 students.
What is the rank of Franklin County Schools School District?
Franklin County Schools School District is ranked #203 out of 325 school districts in North Carolina (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of North Carolina school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Franklin County Schools School District?
39% of Franklin County Schools School District students are White, 30% of students are Black, 24% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Franklin County Schools School District?
Franklin County Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Franklin County Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,956 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 16 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 7,994 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 81% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Quick Links