A+
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
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
97%
Average SAT
1290
39 responses
Average ACT
28
304 responses
AP Enrollment
30%
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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.32 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.32 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 141 responses
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  • Mr. FHS
    22%
  • Football games
    20%
  • Homecoming Parade
    13%
  • Marching band
    12%
  • 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
1,747
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.41 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.41 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.41 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.56 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.56 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.56 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.58 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.58 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.58 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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This is really a top-notch high school. The building is clean, modern, and has a pleasant aesthetic. The course offering is great; there’s no shortage of AP classes, and there are career-specific courses such as architecture and coding. Franklin High is also the only school in the county to offer the IB program. As for the school culture, Franklin High is one of the "hypest" schools in the county. The sports seasons are always full of energy and school spirit. I only have a little criticism. First, the student body isn't very diverse. Also, there are a couple teachers who fall below the school's high standard. They're widely known among students for sub-par teaching abilities or simply being "scary". Despite these few faults, Franklin High is definitely a five-star school.
My involvement in the Honorable Marching and Concert Band has influenced my future Degree in Music Business. The Band Program emphasizes the community, growth, maturity, perseverance, and excellence of its students. With these qualities, I was able to lead my percussion section to exceptional standards this past season. Connections with other fellow musicians, teachers, and alumni created relationships I will continue to hold for years to come.

The wide variety of academics provided by Franklin High School prepares me for my future. Classes vary in both advancement and subject. The Standard, Honors, IB, and AP courses available challenges students at a level that is suitable for the student. Personally, I appreciate the unique courses Franklin offers, such as Psychology and Music Theory. I was able to study a branch of knowledge that I could potentially continue in college.