Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Franklin High School

Home of the Quakers

5405 SE Woodward | Portland, OR 97206
Phone: (503) 916-5140 | Fax: (503) 916-2694

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Learn About the Franklin Quakers

Benjamin Frankin, our "Benji"

Franklin's Mission:

Our mission is to help all students prepare for a post secondary education and to successfully meet the challenges and demands of a complex, changing and technological world. In association with our community of businesses, families and students, we are committed to providing excellent instruction in a caring environment. We are dedicated to challenging all students to develop skills, knowledge, and attitudes, and to nurturing them in their growth as life-long learners and positive, responsible participants in life and society as demonstrated by a Franklin High School Diploma.

Franklin Administration: Faculty:
  • Student-faculty ratio: 20:1
  • Teachers holding a master’s degree or higher: 79%
  • Teachers who are “highly qualified” under the NCLB: 100%

Franklin Facts:

  • Founded in 1915; built in 1917
  • 12 additional acres of campus purchased by students in 1924
  • A Pictorial Journey: The building of FHS
  • Portland Public Schools School Report Card: Franklin
  • Franklin High School is front-and-center on the front page of The Oregonian on August 3rd...check us out!
  • Keep up with Portland Public School via the monthly publication "The Pulse" here.

Special Programs and Classes:

  • Law and public policy program
  • Advanced Scholar Program
  • World Language Institute
  • Chinese Flagship program
  • Ninth grade academies (science, English, math)
  • Advanced Placement (15 classes in 5 subjects)
  • Honors credit by arrangement
  • Visual and performing arts
  • Industrial arts classes include, welding and woods in freestanding shop
  • Other electives include child development, foods, medical terminology, psychology
  • PCC credits available for some classes

Athletics:

  • Member of 6A OSAA classification
  • 2005-06 PIL boys soccer champions
  • 2005-06 PIL girls basketball champions

Team Name:

  • Quakers

Feeder Schools:

The schools listed below feed or MAY feed into Franklin.               

· Arleta

· Atkinson

· Bridger

· Creative Science

· Creston

· DaVinci

· Glencoe

· Hosford

· Lane

· Lent

· Marysville

·Mt. Tabor

· Richmond

· Sunnyside

· Winterhaven

 


Namesake:

  • Named for Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), printer, author, scientist, inventor, musician, revolutionary, Founding Father, ambassador. “Genius without education is like silver in the mine.” (Ben Franklin)