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Franklin Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 603 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted December 9, 2013

I went to Franklin Elementary in 1998 I was in 5th grade. In which I was the new kid and I didn't make very many friends I was only there for a year and than I moved back to Minnesota which I didn't want to but had too. Franklin elementary was a pretty good school not what I was use to. But I survived.


Posted December 21, 2012

Great School!!!!!! I am very happy with this school and the way they take care of the kids!!! My Son Graduated from this school and is going to Middle school. Franklin got her ready for for her next chapter in life and she is doing great!!!! My son has had problems in learning and focusing at school, but the principal and teachers never gave up on him!!! This is his last year at school and i was suprised with his grades that he got so far. He has done a complete turn for the better on his grades. Thank you to the staff at Franklin for not giving up on my son!!! Love this school alot!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2009

My family moved to Elk Grove in 2008 from Rancho Cordova. The teachers here remind me that there ARE still teachers out there who care about teaching. I have some many great things to say. I would recommend this school to everyone. Thank you to all the teachers, staff and PTA who have made this an awsome school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 21, 2009

We are getting ready to finish my sons first year at Franklin. He is in Kindergarten and will start first grade in the fall. There are many things about this school that I have enjoyed, the principal, the staff, the teachers. Everyone is kind and very laid back. I like the size of the school in comparison to other elementary schools in the area. There is not much I would change about this school except that there were not many field trips for the kids to attend. Last but not least, I really liked how Franklin doesn't have their students selling items through out the year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2008

Having Mr. Santin in this school is great! His leadership and presence brings this school towards a better direction and future. Thanks for all his hardwork, time and efforts together with the teachers and staff for making SY 2007-2008 so wonderful for our kids. We will try our very best to support our kids and school and we are looking forward to have wonderful years ahead. Thank you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2008

I love this school as well. My son is in kindergarten and his Teacher's are awesome. The teacher's are very involed with each student. The principal is also involed with the students as well which I like. My son has been going to this school since september, and so far my son and I are very happy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 27, 2007

I love this school! My son flourished in his first grade class. It's all about the teachers, the recognition of students & faculty, the quality of education, and the beneficial interaction with all people from all backgrounds if possible! now, if something changes negatively in the years to come, i'll be sure to update this site again. But i'm confident the entire staff at this school is interested in my son's well-being and everyone's! ps: i do agree: extracurricular activities are important as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 1, 2007

I am a student here at Franklin elementary. I am currently in sixth grade.I have attended this school since fourth, and I have to say academic wise this is honestly an amazing school. Our new principle Mr. Santin seems very nice. Many teachers are extremely sweet and kind except for a select few. However, I wish most of the 'yard duties' were the same. I have done great alchemically at this school.
—Submitted by a student


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The API reflects year-over-year schools performance based on STAR test score results from spring 2013.

This school's
API score

868

Change from
2012 to 2013

-6

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

9 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
The state goal for API is 800. All schools that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school met the state goal of 800.

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  • This school met all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

868

What is the API?
The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

-6

Change from 2012 to 2013
Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school’s test score performance improved between Spring 2011 and Spring 2012. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
47%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
54%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students77%
Females84%
Males71%
African Americann/a
Asian80%
Filipino92%
Hispanic or Latino62%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability79%
English learner67%
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)79%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students76%
Females80%
Males71%
African Americann/a
Asian67%
Filipino83%
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability77%
English learner68%
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate69%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)79%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate80%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students57%
Females57%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asian55%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino49%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learner43%
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students71%
Females72%
Males71%
African Americann/a
Asian75%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino59%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)92%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability73%
English learner57%
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate64%
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students77%
Females80%
Males73%
African Americann/a
Asian79%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learner43%
Fluent-English proficient and English only83%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate76%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)78%
Parent education - college graduate86%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students88%
Females88%
Males89%
African Americann/a
Asian86%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)95%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability89%
English learner64%
Fluent-English proficient and English only93%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate82%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)96%
Parent education - college graduate90%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students64%
Females74%
Males57%
African American55%
Asian93%
Filipino62%
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learner35%
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate61%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate77%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students59%
Females52%
Males66%
African American55%
Asian86%
Filipino62%
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability60%
English learner29%
Fluent-English proficient and English only67%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate61%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate87%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate54%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students68%
Females63%
Males72%
African American70%
Asian71%
Filipino69%
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability69%
English learner41%
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Females75%
Males55%
African American63%
Asian73%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate85%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)81%
Parent education - college graduate57%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students61%
Females68%
Males55%
African American42%
Asian67%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino58%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability65%
English learner40%
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate54%
Parent education - high school graduate57%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate55%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 33% 51%
Asian 23% 11%
White 21% 27%
Black 11% 7%
Two or more races 9% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 48%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Elk Grove, CA 95757
Phone: (916) 684-6518

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