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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Franklin High School is an elite, public school located in Franklin, TN. It has 1,788 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 85% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.
Address
810 Hillsboro Rd
Franklin, TN 37064
Telephone
(615) 472-4450
Website

Franklin High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
85%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1320
47 responses
Average ACT
29
365 responses
AP Enrollment
30%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Cost of Living
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$88,961
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,221
National
$949
Median Home Value
$342,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
97%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.33 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.33 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 149 responses
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  • Mr. FHS
    21%
  • Football games
    19%
  • Homecoming Parade
    13%
  • Marching band
    11%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Open Mic Nights
    7%
  • Honors societies
    7%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,788
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.42 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.42 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.42 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,573
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.57 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.57 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.57 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,514/ year
National
$12,239
97%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.59 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.59 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.59 responses
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My four year experience with FHS was great! The teachers and administration are very involved and go above and beyond to ensure that students receive the best education possible. There is something for everyone at FHS. There is a variety of classes/programs offered at Franklin. There are also numerous clubs and other ways to be involved. I play softball and basketball. Franklin High School is involved in the community. There are numerous opportunities for community service. I will always treasure my days at FHS. I know that my experience at Franklin will help me in the next step I take...college!
There are very few improvements that need to be made, in my opinion, at Franklin High School. The first one that comes to mind is improvements in the athletic facilities. It is one of the oldest schools in Williamson County (in Tennessee) and mostly just needs updates.
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Moving to Franklin High School my Sophomore year was one of the best decisions I have made. I have met some of my very best friends at Franklin High and have grown dramatically as a person being a student there. Franklin challenges you academically and my teachers pushed me to do the best and be the best I could be! They are also accepting of you no matter what race, gender, or background you come from. I am thankful I can say I was a student of Franklin High School's 2016 graduating class.
The teachers and administrators communicate effectively with the parents and students at Franklin High School. Not only was the classroom centered on the curriculum for the class itself, but class time was also spent preparing students for standardized testing, college applications and admissions, and communication skills. There is an wide variety of extracurriculars to choose from. I fell in love with the Model United Nations and Youth in Government Programs in partner with the YMCA Center for Civic Engagement. Additionally, there have always been tutors on hand to help students whenever they need it. I participated in student-led tutoring this year through Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honors Society, an experience that taught me how to collaborate with others. Overall, the schools has effectively prepared me for next year and gone above and beyond what a typical high school is capable of. I am very fortunate to go to Franklin High School.