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Franklin Monroe High School

Public | 6-12 | 404 students

 
 

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Posted May 13, 2013

The WORST. As said in other reviews, this school favors the students who have parents on the school board, or who have parents that are teaching. The ex-superintendent, got a teaching job for his daughter, and she got a teaching job for her son. The students do not learn what is needed to further their lives in a career.


Posted May 3, 2013

This used to be such a great school. However, many of the teachers that made it such a good school have retired. They're bringing new teachers right out of college and many of them seem to have no idea what they're doing. Your child's grades might seem great but in reality they're learning nothing. This school is no longer an excellent school. When my daughter was going into elementary we decided to open enroll her. I don't believe it is worth it. And they're making major budget cuts and are cutting the elementary gifted program altogether. If you are considering sending your child here for high school or junior high, I would definitely consider another school. Also, many of the teachers are former graduates of Franklin Monroe, or have family that goes to Franklin Monroe. So there is a lot of favoritism, especially in the high school. Most of my daughters friends' parents work at the school or are related to the superintendent or principal. It's ridiculous. The sports are also going downhill. Most of the starters only play because they have a "name." Definitely not a good school to consider sending your children to.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 18, 2006

Just a great school, the best of the best. class of 2001. We need football. Josh Boltin
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 17, 2006

Franklin Monroe High School is hands down the best school around! The caring faculty, and wonderful community support makes this school unique! The academics prepares your child for the future ahead of them. The morals this school has as a whole keeps families from generations to generations coming back ! Wesley & Mandy Myers
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2005

Franklin Monroe has excellent faculty and staff. They are very caring, compassionate and willing to help make your child's school experience a positive one. We are very pleased to have had our daughters graduate from Franklin Monroe and be ready to continue their education and go into the workforce. We look forward to seeing our son graduate in four years and continue his learning experience after high school. Thank you for all that you do. Greg & Patty Spencer
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
75%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

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Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabledn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students86%
Female87%
Male86%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled92%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students93%
Female>=95%
Male91%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students88%
Female92%
Male84%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled94%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students88%
Female>=95%
Male78%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled92%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students87%
Female86%
Male88%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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

Source: Ohio Department of Education

In 2010-2011, this school received an Overall Rating of "Below Expected Growth".

Math

Reading

Grade 6Data not availableData not available
Grade 7MetBelow
Grade 8MetBelow

About the tests


In 2010-2011, the Ohio Department of Education used the Value-Added Measure to show how much growth students made on the Ohio Achievement Test since the last school year. The state expects that student test scores will show an average year's worth of growth compared to test scores from the previous year. Ohio's Value-Added Measure is not the same as Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), a federal measure which uses different criteria.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
85%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 85% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. State averages displayed on public school profiles include public schools only. State averages displayed on private school profiles include private schools only. The OGT is a high school graduation requirement for public schools and chartered private schools. The OGT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
Female79%
Male81%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Disabled30%
Non-disabled91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students84%
Female93%
Male73%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Disabled30%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students80%
Female86%
Male73%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Disabled30%
Non-disabled91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students82%
Female86%
Male77%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Disabled40%
Non-disabled91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Writing

All Students86%
Female93%
Male77%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Disabled40%
Non-disabled>=95%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. State averages displayed on public school profiles include public schools only. State averages displayed on private school profiles include private schools only. The OGT is a high school graduation requirement for public schools and chartered private schools. The OGT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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

Source: Ohio Department of Education

 
99 (2011)
 
97 (2010)
 
99 (2009)
 
97 (2008)

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60
120

About the tests


Ohio uses the Performance Index to provide an overall indication of how well students perform on its standardized tests each year. The Performance Index scores are based upon how well each student does on all tested subjects in grades 3 through 8 and 10. Schools and districts earn anywhere from 1.2 points for each student scoring at the advanced level to zero points for each untested student. The Performance Index ranges between 0 and 120, with 100 as the statewide goal for all students.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

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54%
of schools in the state are Average
24%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

Below Average


College readiness rating 20133What's this?

College readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond.

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ACT participation

40%

Average ACT score

23

Graduation rate

97%


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 OAA/OGT results from the state of Ohio.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 value-added estimates from the state of Ohio.

3 This rating is based on composite ACT scores, ACT participation (% of 11th graders taking the ACT), and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2011-12.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 74%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian N/A 2%
Black N/A 16%
Hispanic N/A 4%
Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 21%N/A47%
Female 47%N/A49%
Male 53%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 13%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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