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Franklin Towne Charter High School
  • Public, Charter
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

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

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Franklin Towne Charter High School is a highly rated, public, charter school located in PHILADELPHIA, PA. It has 1,192 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 94% in reading.

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5301 TACONY ST BUILDING 108
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19137
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
94%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1060
303 responses
Average ACT
21
25 responses
AP Enrollment
10%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$40,156
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,009
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$106,494
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 36 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 36 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 127 responses
  • Carnival day and spirit week
    29%
  • School dances
    16%
  • Overnight dance a thon
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Bowl
    10%
  • Senior Trip
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,192
Free or Reduced Lunch
60%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 44 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 44 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 44 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.8%
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 54 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 54 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 54 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A 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
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 54 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 54 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 54 responses

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