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Franklin Academy
  • Public, Charter
  • WAKE FOREST, NC

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Administration
    grade A
  7. Sports
    grade B minus
  8. Food
    grade A+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Franklin Academy is a highly rated, public, charter school located in WAKE FOREST, NC. It has 1,646 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 78% in reading.

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Franklin Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
78%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1290
184 responses
Average ACT
28
117 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$115,159
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,354
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$397,300
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 43 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 43 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 159 responses
  • Ball games. Band concerts. School musicals.
    16%
  • Musical Theatre Productions.
    16%
  • Theatre Arts Productions
    13%
  • Powder Puff
    13%
  • Quarterly Arts Showcases
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • Concerts
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,646
Free or Reduced Lunch
2%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 45 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 45 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 45 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.5%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 54 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 54 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 54 responses

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