Franklin Middle School

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817 N Harris Ave

Champaign, IL 61820

(217) 351-3819

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Franklin Middle School

The staff is wonderful at Franklin and they all show true concern about the students.

Posted by a teacher on 09/23/10

At Franklin, we strive to provide each student with exactly the right type of instruction- from intervention classes to honors classes. We honor the whole child and offer a wide variety of academic classes and extracurricular experiences.

Posted by a teacher on 09/21/10

Franklin's staff and students are extraordinary in every way!

Posted by a other on 09/21/10

Definitely not the best. Teachers teach just by standing up and talking to us, then handing out worksheets. Having a separate class for writing is completely pointless because we just do the same things over and over again all three years, but at least that's not the school's fault. Classes are bad and ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/15/10

franklin is kind of in a bad place but the teachers are great I have 6th south and I love the teachers they care about school and help you they also care about your safety I love franklin

Posted by a student on 01/15/10

My daughter is in this school at her 6th grade. She transferred to Urbana Middle School because of the moving of my family. From my view, Franklin is a good public school. It has some good teachers, for example, my daughter's math teacher, Mrs. Jones and my daughter's science teacher, Mr. Mast are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/28/09

Franklin is definitely better than Jefferson and Edison. We're the only public school to go to state for science olympiad and mathcounts this year. Our principal is GREAT. She really works on improving our school. Most people think Franklin is a 'bad' school. There are many good students. Almost ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/24/09

At first when I came to this school in 7th grade I thought it was absolutely horrible. But after you get used to it it's great! There are no bullies (well definitely not as much as almost all other schools) I would much rather go to Uni, but Franklin is still better than most schools in the US. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/28/08

If you are thinking about going to Franklin Middle School, do it! The teachers are nice, there are lots of afterschool activities then Jefferson and Edison, and education is pretty good. Many people think that Franklin is a school full of African Americans and you might get a bad influence, but Franklin ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/02/08

This school is pretty much -amazing-! I'm going into seventh grade there and loved every minute of sixth, even with the amount of teasing/bullying/whatever I get for being 'different.' I found my true friends and I will stick by them. If you can handle peer pressure, it's all good.

Posted by a student on 07/24/08

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Test scores for Franklin Middle School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Franklin Middle School
Champaign Cusd 4
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Champaign schools — Franklin Middle School is located at 817 N Harris Ave, Champaign IL 61820. 817 N Harris Ave is in the 61820 ZIP code in Champaign, IL The school district for Franklin Middle School is the Champaign Cusd 4. Franklin Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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