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Wayne, MI
Students enrolled: 902

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33555 Annapolis Street
Wayne, MI 48184

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(734) 419-2402
(734) 595-2401
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February 25, 2015
A handful of teachers are good at this school but the rest are only as good as the leader...the principal is NOT a good leader, counselors dont call you back, children are not properly prepared for high school. The kitchen staff screamed at me and hung up the phone when i had to request special lunches for my dietary restricted daughter. After telling the principal, of course she never followed up with me about it. The principal enforced one way hallways which make the kids late for class. Teacher conferences are chaotic. The parking lot is an unorganized disaster. I cant wait for this year to end so my daughter can go to a different school. One good thing about this school...they have a school nurse.

- submitted by a parent

January 11, 2015
i am currently a student at this school and i hate it! last tear they implemented this ine way hallways and it makes everyone tardy. the new principal is giving us new rules like we cant hug out friends in the hallway and even touch eachother. are you joking? how is that gonna affect our education? and now if we get a tardy we get a lunch detention. there are wayyyy too many tardies for them to give out a lunch detention every time simeone gets a tardy. most of the teachers do nothing about discipline in the classroom and its a horrible learning environment. i cant wait until i can go to wayne and be in high school ugh

- submitted by a community member

January 07, 2015
There is a one way hallway that makes us get tardies all the time. There is unkind, rude, mean, selfish students. There is always fights. People doesn't look at people for who they realy are, it all depends on what you have or wear. You can't do self-defense if someone is beating you up. And the code of conduct said that you can't cut or dye your hair in various ways. Some teachers are there to help children and some is not.

- submitted by a student

October 10, 2012
Love the teaching staff! Couldn't ask for a better group! Not as happy with the office workers. The one sitting up front is loud, and spends a LOT of time wandering around with no goal in mind. She also tends to snap at the other secretary, and uses foul language in front of students and visitors. Too bad she brings down the impression of the school.

- submitted by a parent

April 26, 2011
This is the worst school that I have ever placed my child in! And he use to be in Detroit Public Schools which was horrible yet better then this school. My son has been harassed, picked on, and profilled and all this is just by the staff. I feel like our children should be able to go to school and get a quality education without all the harassment. I have went to the board and got absolutely no where. I feel that the camaras in the school are a false sense of security for the parents. I moved to Westland trying to give my children a better life and this school alone is messing up my childs futrue. I feel like if the staff spent more time getting to the bottom of the real issues the school wouldn't have half as many problems as it does. My son was jumped on and because he defended him self he was ticketed by the police. All I want is to be able to send my children to school and know that they are in a safe place and I don't feel that way with this school! This school Does have great teachers if your child is allowed to make it to class. Because of this school I am moving out of Westland. I want the best for my children and in my eyes this school is the worst!

- submitted by a parent

March 15, 2011
as for Franklin Middle School I will be happy when my child goes to high school ever since the reorg of the school all that did was hurt the kids the principal at Franklin is blame throughing toward the kids and no adult has a handle on any activities going on at that school. everytime I am at the office the teachers have sent kids to the office fofr the secretarys to babysit. as far as i am concern this school is a joke and should be shut down completly. how can they think that principal has a handle on things everytime i hear from a parent there all they can do is complain and complaining to the school boad does no good either

- submitted by a parent

July 28, 2009
this school is awsome the teachers are so nice... i love them!

- submitted by a student

April 04, 2009
This is a great school I have two sons that went to franklin middle school, one has graduated and my other son will graduate in 2010, I have a daughter that currently attends this school and she's a honor roll student, The principal is wonderful she really cares about the students and I now have a grand-daughter that I hope someday will attend franklin middle school also. I feel most of the parents of the children that attend franklin middle school are very supportive, with most activities.

- submitted by a parent

August 13, 2007
I have two daughters who go to this wonderful school. I always know when they get projects. The school has very good activities during and after school. Thay have a really good staff too. My daughters both are 4.0 students so every marking period they get to go the 4.0 breakfast. Even though their principle is busy she'll make time for the kids. She does a March reading lunch for the top 3 readers in each grade, they get to eat pizza, cake, salad, and much more with her and some of the other teachers. The officer is really nice to the kids. If they do good stuff they are rewarded. They also have a hornet point store where you can spend hornet points you recieve. The teachers are committed to teaching the students and their safety. The main thing I have to say is that it is a excellent

- submitted by a parent

August 13, 2007
I am a student and they have lots of afterschool activities and very good teachers.

- submitted by a student
no rating
July 31, 2007
I wouldnt even rate this school with 1 star. It is a horrible school and the staff and teachers do not care about the kids at all. My daughter has been bullied, and nothing is being done about it to take care of the problem. THe vice principal and cop in the school sit in the office while there are much needed issues to be taken care of. I would not recommend this school to my pet.

- submitted by a parent

June 11, 2007
As a parent of two teenagers and an employee in one of the schools, I have come to respect the job(s) that teachers have in our public schools. I would like to say in defense of the Franklin staff that all schools have employees that parents will find 'difficult' or 'unfair' when it comes to dealing with their children. The real problem occurs when responsibility is not taken by the appropriate parties involved. Bottom line, our children will learn what we choose to teach them.

- submitted by a parent

November 14, 2005
I think this school is horrible, they have priciples, and staff in the main office that should be working in a prison. I don't believe they care about children at all. Too many times i have seen totally nasty attitudes from the office staff to the children. I can never speak with the principle, she's always busy. The assist principle wants to hand out as many suspensions as he can. What else does he do there? The ticket policy they have is a joke. No one gains from this policy, except the Wayne police who don't have anything better to do, but give tickets to 11-13 yr old children. I can not wait to get out of this school, and would not recommend it to anyone.

- submitted by a parent

November 08, 2004
All we have to do is review our states academic standings and we will know our schools leave a lot to be desired/ School he was told by an Arabic teacher that all americans were stupied. He had several Black teachers and while most were fair there was some that were very racial. My som has as many black friends over as white so it definately was not his misunderstanding.

- submitted by a parent

June 16, 2004
Franklin is a nice school but they need better teachers that care about there students. I mean dont get me wrong we got some nice teachers. And our school is cheap we need alot of new stuff like books and new science desks and for technology and more. And mainly the schools problem is the Principal she doesnt really care for her students. She nice and all but she dont do nothing for us. But try not to send your kid to Franklin trust me I am going you a favor!

- submitted by a student

June 01, 2004
I totally aggree with the other parent that the school (and the district) need more caring teachers like Mr. Walker. The principal is uncaring towards issues and while they beg for parent involvement when they get it, they don't appreciate it. Safety is an issue as well. They have cameras, they have a police officer in the school, I simply do not know why it continues to happen. The principal needs to take more responsiblility for what happens in the school. By teachers and by the students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
December 21, 2003
I think franklin is a pretty nice school, they need to make the students listen some how to make our meap scores higher, over all this is a good school. I also think all teachers should do hands on activities like Mr. Walker.

- submitted by a student

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Benjamin Franklin Middle School
33555 Annapolis Street, Wayne, MI  48184
(734) 419-2402
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Benjamin Franklin Middle School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. Top