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Franklin Community Schools offers programming and services for K-12 high ability learners in reading/language arts and/or mathematics.
 
Elementary (K-4) Program
 
Kindergarten students are identified as high ability learners during their school year and provided services within each classroom, with flexible grouping, and through cross-class grouping.  Beginning in first grade students identified at high ability learners are clustered together in general education classrooms or in self-contained classrooms with a teacher trained in delivering instruction to high ability students.  Students receive accelerated and enriched instruction in reading/language arts (see plan below) and/or mathematics.  Students in grades 2-4 high ability math are accelerated at least one year.
 
Intermediate (5-6) Program
 
Students in grades 5-6 are placed onto a team that provides accelerated and enriched instruction in reading/language arts (see plan below) and/or mathematics.  Students in grades 5-6 high ability math are accelerated at least one year. 
 
Middle School (7-8) Program
 
Students in grades 7-8 are placed onto a team the provides accelerated and enriched instruction in reading/language arts (see plan below) and/or mathematics.  Students in high ability math can receive either one or two year accelerated advanced math.  This includes the option to take high school Algebra for high school credit as a 7th grade student, or as an 8th grade student.  
 
High School (9-12) Program
 
Students have access to honors classes and AP classes and other rigorous coursework to meet their needs.  Online learning can also be an option for students who require such coursework.
 
Franklin Community Schools Curriculum Plan for High Ability Reading/Language Arts
 
Please see our plan and refer any questions or for additional detail to Mark Heiden, High Ability Coordinator.
 
Franklin Community Schools Curriculum Plan for Honors 9th-11th English
 
Please see our plan and refer any questions or for additional detail to Mark Heiden, High Ability Coordinator.
 
Franklin Community Schools Guidance and Counseling Plan for High Ability Students
 
Please see our plan and refer any questions or for additional detail to Mark Heiden, High Ability Coordinator.
 
Franklin Community Schools High School Program Evaluation
 
A high ability program evaluation was completed for our high school (9-12) program during the spring of 2014.  That program evaluation is here for public review and also has been shared with our Broad Base Planning Committee.  We are currently using this evaluation to help guide improvements to our high school program.
 
Franklin Community Schools K-8 Program Evaluation 
 
A high ability program evaluation was completed for our K-8 program during the 2014-2015 school year. That program evaluation is here for public review and also has been shared with our Broad Base Planning Committee. We are currently using this evaluation to help guide improvements to our K-8 program.
 
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