Franklin Academy

Franklin Center delivers innovative, tailored services for those on the autism spectrum or with related neurodiversities. Our integrated model unlocks potential and transforms lives.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 91 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,050
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Franklin Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Intellectual Disability, Sensory Integration Disorder
Year Founded
2003
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
91 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Franklin Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
8 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
23%
Admissions Director
Paul Gloudemans

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Team, Graphic Design Club, LEGO Robotics Club, Mad Scientist Club, Minecraft Club, Special Olympics Flag Football, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Arts & Crafts Club, Choir Club, Dance Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Karate, Special Olympic Poly Hockey, Special Olympics Basketball, Special Olympics Track & Field

School Notes

  • Franklin Center's holistic approach includes a full range of services.
  • Franklin Academy:A Minnesota school unlike any other, delivering K-12 education through personalized accommodations for neurodiverse students.
  • Franklin Therapy:Fully licensed, comprehensive therapy for the neurodiverse, with a focus on the intersection of behavioral and mental health.
  • Franklin Enrichment:Engaging experiences outside of school where students build friendships, create connections, and develop social skills.
  • Camp Franklin:Summer camps for neurodiverse or sensory-sensitive students to maintain their learning, have fun, and make friends.
  • Franklin Capstone:A post-secondary program offering a full range of life skills courses, preparing neurodiverse young adults to live and work independently with confidence.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Franklin Academy cost?
Franklin Academy's tuition is approximately $36,050 for private students.
What schools are Franklin Academy often compared to?
Franklin Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Groves Academy by visitors of our site.
Does Franklin Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Franklin Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Franklin Academy offer?
Franklin Academy offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Bowling, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Martial Arts and Track and Field.
When is the application deadline for Franklin Academy?
The application deadline for Franklin Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 91 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,050
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Minneapolis, MN is $9,966 for elementary schools and $16,699 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minneapolis, MN is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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