About Franklin High School
Franklin High School is a large, public urban high school respected for its traditions of student and community involvement and academic preparedness. The student body is a richly diverse balance of ethnicity and culture: 40% Asian descent, 28% African American, 10% Caucasian, 14% Latino, and <1% American Indian.
Franklin students spend their school years learning with and about students of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Thus our graduates, in addition to being high caliber academically, receive another enriching educational experience – that of community – learning to live and get along in a complex urban society.
Franklin’s Mission and Vision
Mission statement: To graduate students who have achieved academic excellence and who look forward to sharing their expertise, understanding, and compassion to create an increasingly peaceful and productive society.
Vision: Franklin High School provides an inclusive, safe, and academically challenging environment for all students.