Best Public Schools in Franklin, WI


The city of Franklin, Wisconsin is home to 8 schools that are part of the Franklin Public School District, which is ranked 72 out of 424 school districts in the state and has a 4-star rating. The schools include 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 2 high schools, and 1 alternative school.

Franklin High School stands out as a consistently high-performing school, ranking among the top 35 high schools in Wisconsin for the past three years. It boasts a 97.3% four-year graduation rate, low 0.4% dropout rate, and significantly outperforms the state average on standardized tests. Southwood Glen Elementary is another standout, ranking 171st out of 1,067 Wisconsin elementary schools with strong performance in English Language Arts and Mathematics. In contrast, the district's alternative school, Milwaukee County Correctional Facility South, faces significant challenges with a very low 3.8% graduation rate and high 45.7% dropout rate.

The schools in the Franklin Public School District have diverse student populations, with white students making up the majority but significant representation of Asian, Hispanic, and students of two or more races. The district appears to allocate resources effectively, with higher spending per student at the alternative school and lower student-teacher ratios at some of the top-performing elementary schools. Overall, the district boasts several high-performing schools, while also facing challenges at its alternative school that warrant further attention and support.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

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