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Franklin High School10

Franklin, TN | Williamson County


November 23, 2014

I am about to graduate from FHS and i can tell you it has not really been a great experience. Thee is so much drinking and drugs here, it's horrible. Many kids smoke during school and i've only seen a teacher stop them one time. There are a handful of teachers who truly care about their students, but the other 87 do not. The administration at this school is even worse. They do not work to help the student. There are so many rules you have to follow, but only some of the teachers enforce them. The level of inconsistency here drives me nuts. With it's academic rankings, the school looks amazing, but being in the FHS system is more of a nightmare than a dream. If thankful that I'm graduation because I can't wait to leave.

Submitted by a student

April 28, 2014

I went to this school for a year and a half, and trust me I could not stand it. The students just don't make an effort to get to know you. I came a from a school where making friends and being social was easy but this was the complete opposite. I witnessed a lot of bullying whether indirect or direct and teaching styles of many teachers are just not efficient.

Submitted by a student

July 29, 2013

As a College Professor and a parent of teenagers, I am constantly exposed to how undereducated our recent graduates are. The average ACT score of this school last year was a 27, whereas the national average was 21.1. The students are obviously prepared and are above college ready, despite what some of the reviews below are saying. My oldest child graduated, and entered college as a Freshman, and he was very successful. This is an exceptional high school, and the students graduating from FHS are more prepared than freshmen in the classes I teach which represent schools nationwide.

Submitted by a parent

January 31, 2013

My son is a sophomore at FHS. If you are considering moving to Williamson County, I could not more strongly recommend this high school. Their band program and director are outstanding. They achieved Tennessee State Champions for marching band this year. If your son or daughter is interested in marching band, FHS is tops. Academics are very strong as well as parental involvement. There is so much to like about Williamson County and FHS is one of those blessings that we have been able to enjoy. Franklin Rebels are the best!

Submitted by a parent

January 5, 2013

I have always wanted to either go to this school or Siegel high school because both schools have really talented kids and I have talent. How many teenage recorder players do you know in Tennessee? Not any most would say. Sadly I can't go to either cause I am zoned for... Antioch.

August 26, 2012

Very weak school with a problems the leadership won't own up to or address. I am sad with how poorly the students act and how the school is run. I would not sent my children here if I were a new parent looking at schools.

Submitted by a parent

September 28, 2010

I am a recent graduate of Franklin High School. The education I got here over-prepared me for college, and I was able to enter as a sophomore. The teachers were great and always willing to help. The administration was willing to listen to students. I was an AP student and we were always prepared for the tests. In response to other reviews, I was never in a class where texting was allowed, phones were taken up on a daily basis. I was never in a class where plagiarism was tolerated (I witnessed numerous zeroes were given out by teachers). If you want your children held to a higher standard, send them to Franklin. In my recent experience at college, Franklin High grads were more prepared, comfortable, and able to adjust better than Williamson County private school grads.

Submitted by a student

July 21, 2010

My experience with this school the past two years has been disappointing to say the least! The academics are extremely weak and the goal seems to be graduation not education. They hold the kids to a very low standards even in the honor classes. I have 4 adult children and have never experienced such a poor school. Your child can flunk every test they take and still end up passing with a C. They can plagiarize an entire paper and still receive a passing grade in spite of a parental request to give them a zero. The kids are allowed to text throughout class time. If you are a parent who wants their kid held to the same high standards you hold at home, don't sent them to Franklin High!

Submitted by a parent

May 20, 2010

This is a great school. I love the teachers especially the band director. Since moving to this school my grades have improved from low C's to high B's and A's. I also love how supportive all the teachers are.

Submitted by a student

October 28, 2009

Offers a wide variety of challenging opportunities for students.

Submitted by a parent

September 22, 2009

I have had 3 children attend FHS and currently two are still there. My oldest was offered full and partial scholarships for academics to every school she applied to. My youngest has some learning difficulties and he has never had a single problem with the teachers as far as his accomodations are concerned. In fact he is in mostly honors classes and is doing very well thanks in part to the many fantastic teachers he has had at FHS. There are many clubs and sports to participate in. Definitely something for everyone at FHS. Highly reccommend it over any of the area private schools or public.

Submitted by a parent

March 31, 2009

I had my children in private schools and put them in public when we moved to Franklin. I love the schools diversity and academic variety. It is a great school and has a lot to offer. I highly recommend.

Submitted by a parent

November 20, 2008

I go here, and the school part is decent. The best thing it offers is diversity, and there are a plethora of classes to choose from. Sports are amazing, and clubs and other things of that matter are pretty well, too. The principles are way too attentive to their own needs and wants than the better direction of the school. Most of the teachers are great, but a few of them crush the others's reputation. But, all of the other Williamson county schools hate FHS, and I guess they're just jealous. Andrew Combos

Submitted by a student

September 30, 2008

Overall a good school. If you need help from the administration or your child has some needs that cause more work for the admin its an uphill climb.

Submitted by a parent

June 21, 2008

i love franklin high school it is the best school my kids have been to they love it

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