The district offers a variety of programs that fit the needs of all students. The district has an outstanding program for gifted students. The district supports acceleration of students based on their abilities.
Franklin High School, rated EXCELLENT, by the Ohio Department of Education, offers Honors classes, Advanced Placement Courses, and the opportunity for juniors and seniors to enroll in post-secondary classes at nearby colleges.
In 2009, Franklin Junior High received national recognition when it was awarded a Gold Improvement Award from the Making Middle Grades Work program.
In 2007, Franklin High School received national recognition when it was honored with a Pacesetter Award by the High Schools That Work program.
Franklin has students excelling as National Merit Scholars and appointments to the various military academies.
The Fine Arts Department includes all grade levels for art, vocal and instrumental music, dance, Showtime Choir, theater, play and musical productions. Franklin Athletics is second to none in the area. A state-of-the-art Football stadium was constructed in 2007. The major sports teams have been very successful in winning league titles and advancing to the district and state level of competition.