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Franklin High School is a public school in Seattle, WA. It has 1,302 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 136 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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High School Senior

On Resources & Facilities: The staff at franklin highschool is amazing there is a bunch of opportunities for 1 on 1 time with student and teacher

High School Senior

On Sports & Fitness: There is a lot of sports that is accepting to anyone and everyone. There is so much to choose from and people are so dedicated to win and when we don't we still take pride with our loss

High School Senior

On Health & Safety: The nurses office have a great amount of support for people who are sexually active, people who are sick, and people who have health problems. The amount of nurses and doctors in the office is incredible, although the nurse office do get bust at times there is appointments you can set up with a nurse or doctor.

High School Senior

On Academics: Being a student with a lot of extra curricular activities, taking college ready classes and working I often find myself having a hard time balancing my time. With the amazing staff that is available to Franklin students during school hours and non school hours the Franklin community feels like a family. Each and everyone of the staff provides educational help when needed. Teachers are willing to stay after school hours to help students who need the extra help and the support from the counselors are unbelievable! The staff at Franklin high school are very accepting to everyone and they do not discriminate.

High School Senior

On Resources & Facilities: Hard to describe this. There are resources and facilities available, but I think the issue with it is more on the students' ends because if you ask them about tutoring, they most likely won't want to attend, even if it's available. The quality of the school buildings are average on the outside, but on the inside, they're at least decent--perhaps above average. The bathrooms have gotten better--hey, they have at least a mirror now--but they're still in somewhat poor condition. I've seen better bathrooms, but I'm not gonna complain much about it. Technology is available, of course. I can't say much about counselors because it differs with each counselor. I don't know much about college prep resources or parent involvement, but busing can be pretty dangerous. The neighborhood around FHS is pretty...shady at times. Maybe dangerous. I've seen FHS smoking, and the adults near FHS would just simply give FHS students a cigarette and light it for them. I can't say much about them, but waiting around for the eight bus is dangerous unless you're with a group of friends. If you're by yourself, you might get scared. I waited by myself for a couple of times, and I will admit that I've gotten scared. I'm still scarred from the incident when I got my iPod Touch robbed from me in the area near the shady side of New Holly (i.e., it's near the 36 bus stops, basically). So, yeah. I can't give a rating, but...I hope my review at least helps.


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Franklin High School is a public school in Seattle, WA. It has 1,302 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 136 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate


Test Performance

Franklin High School performed better than 46% of other schools on Washington math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results


Based on 14 students surveyed
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🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 47% Yes
  • 47% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 5 responses

  • 80% Diversity
  • 20% School Spirit

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity


Racial Diversity

African American
Native American
Pacific Islander