Franklin offers excellent local schools, both public and private, with average test scores that well exceed state and national averages. Many graduates continue their education at 16 nearby colleges and universities.
Franklin School District
The Franklin Public School District serves the center portion of the City, with district facilities including five elementary schools (Ben Franklin Elementary, Country Dale Elementary, Pleasant View Elementary, Robinwood Elementary, and Southwood Glen Elementary), one middle school (Forest Park Middle School), and one high school (Franklin High School).
The Franklin Educational Foundation is a non-profit organization which provides additional educational opportunities beyond what the school district provides through business and community partnerships. The Foundation is funded by donations from individuals, corporations, small businesses, foundations, and community organizations.
Oak Creek/Franklin Joint School District
The Oak Creek/Franklin Joint School District serves all of the City of Oak Creek and a 7-square mile portion of the City of Franklin. This District includes six K-5 elementary schools (Carollton Elementary, Cedar Hills Elementary, Deerfield Elementary, Edgewood Elementary, Meadowview Elementary, and Shepard Hills Elementary), two middle schools (East Middle and West Middle), and one high school (Oak Creek High). A half-day 4K program is also offered through this School District.
Whitnall School District
The Whitnall School District serves three communities: Hales Corners, Greenfield, and Franklin. It includes two elementary schools (Edgerton Elementary and Hales Corners Elementary), one middle school (Whitnall Middle School), and one high school (Whitnall High School).
St. Martin of Tours Parish School
St. Martin of Tours Parish School is a Catholic grade school (Grades K4-8) located at 7933 S. 116th Street in Franklin, Wisconsin, and is fully accredited by both the Milwaukee Archdiocese and the Wisconsin Religious and Independent Schools Accreditation Board. Students are accepted from Pre-kindergarten through 8th Grade. All denominations are welcome to share in our community.
St. Paul's Lutheran School
St. Paul's Lutheran School, located at 6881 S. 51st Street in Franklin, Wisconsin, is a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod and has been in Franklin for over 140 years. Students are accepted from Kindergarten through 8th Grade.
The Prairie School
The Prairie School, located at 4050 Lighthouse Drive in Racine, Wisconsin, is a non-religiously affiliated private school that offers a college preparatory pre-k to 12th grade program located in Wind Point, about 20 miles south of Franklin.