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About This School

Franklin Heights High School is a public high school in Columbus. The principal of Franklin Heights High School is Mr. Ronald R. Meyer, who can be contacted at ron.meyer@swcs.us. 1,158 students go to Franklin Heights High School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 41% of the 1,158 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 71% get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Franklin Heights High School is 18:1. Bishop Ready High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Rugby
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 13%
White, non-Hispanic 61% 68%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Asian 3% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 23% 12%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 71% 57%
Economically disadvantaged 41% 24%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    This is a great school but not the best. The teachers will help me achieve my goals in life that's for sure. But sadly the students there made my freshman year not the best. I really like the school though

  • (1 year ago)

    I currently go to this school and I am not very fond of it. Many students here don't care about their work and get terrible grades. You have to sign up for advanced classes in order to get into a class of decently behaved kids. Teachers don't do a very good job of preparing kids for college. There's a lot of underachievement and not a lot of discipline. Good if you're just looking to get a diploma though.

  • (1 year ago)

    I read about those who had a fantastic time at this school or how wonderful it truly is. And I have to wonder are we really talking about the same school? This school was terrible. Realistically it was overcrowded and with the exception of perhaps two or three teachers the faculty didn't much seem to care about their work and care with young adults. Bullies were on a rampage and the faculty did very little to help those affected. I sincerely hope things have changed in the last nine years since my graduation. If not then Franklin Heights High School is still the worst place on earth for a young adult.

  • (1 year ago)

    Great teachers excellent communication to the parents from the staff. My freshman loves it. The teachers truly prepare you for college.

  • (4 years ago)

    This school is okay 1st day of my freshman year I didn't really like it very much. Most of the kids there always try to put other kids down because they are different. Its too much people that goes there. I would rather go to a different school.

  • (5 years ago)

    Franklin Heights is a melting pot of cultures. People from around the world come together in one school and work together to achieve their goals. The teachers put fourth the best effort and never give up on the students. I'm beyond happy to have gone to this school and i hope that when i have children they can come here too.

  • (5 years ago)

    I love this skoooooooooooool It has alot of people with different cultures. Now we can learn about different teachers and students who all love to teach and learn.. I love this skool. And i hope it is always this fun and great. Thank You for reading my review about this wornderful skoool..

  • (5 years ago)

    I just transferred here from Harrison Central High School and it is extremely over crowded but what to expect coming from a school with no more than 500 students. But it's alright. And More advanced so it gives me a challenge.

  • (5 years ago)

    extremely overcrowded at least one fight every day but awesome teachers that want us to do well.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is great we just need more money for events anf other things!

  • (6 years ago)

    I see a staff that wants student success and will work with concerned parents

  • (6 years ago)

    i personally think franklin heights highschool is one of ohio greatest schools my daughter just transfored there from grove city and she loves it ) the school is wonderful.

  • (6 years ago)

    i wouldnt say they are the best high school there is but it is a good place to get your education

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