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Franklin Central High School
  • Public
  • INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Report Card

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

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Franklin Central High School is a highly rated, public school located in INDIANAPOLIS, IN. It has 2,946 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 64% in reading.

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6215 S FRANKLIN RD
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46259
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
64%
Percent Proficient - Math
38%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1170
487 responses
Average ACT
25
249 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$47,873
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$892
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$137,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 51 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 51 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 201 responses
  • Riley week/dance marathon
    17%
  • Athletic Events
    16%
  • Spirit days
    14%
  • Dances
    13%
  • Plays
    10%
  • Show Choir competitions
    7%
  • Art Show
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,946
Free or Reduced Lunch
37%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 59 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 59 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 59 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.3%
52%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 84 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 84 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 84 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,845 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 85 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 85 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 85 responses

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