About Our School

Franklin County High School, the thirty-third largest high school in Virginia, is located on a thirty acre campus in Rocky Mount. The comprehensive high school serves approximately 1900 students in grades 9-12, with an offering of approximately 210 courses. In addition to strong academic and technical programs, opportunities are available for students to participates in over forty clubs and thirty-five athletic teams. Through innovative programs, Franklin County High School is committed to preparing students for further education and the world of work. 

Grade point averages (GPA) are computed on a 4.0 quality point scale. Pre-AP courses are weighted an additional 0.5 quality point. Advanced Placement and core subject Dual Enrollment courses are weighted an additional 1.0 quality point. We do not rank students.

Grading Scale (Beginning August, 2014)

A --  90-100

B --  80-89

C --  70-79

D --  60-69

F --  59 - Below

SAT Testing Profile Class of 2022

Reading & Writing - 564

Math - 548

Total Average - 1112

College Matriculation FCHS Averages Class of 2023


32% of seniors attend a 4-year college 

27% of seniors attend a 2-year college

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Diploma Seal of of Biliteracy

The Virginia General Assembly has directed the State Board of Education to establish a system for awarding a diploma Seal of Biliteracy.  The following was adopted by the BoE:

The Board of Education’s Seal of Biliteracy certifies attainment of a high level of proficiency by a graduating high school student in one or more languages in addition to English, and certifies that the graduate meets all of the following criteria:

If you feel that you meet these qualifications, please visit this link in order to view and complete the application.

The Every Student Succeeds Act requires that each local school division must notify parents of their option to opt-out of students directory information being shared with military recruiters or institutions of higher learning.  Please notify Kristi Pruitt at 483-0221 if you wish to opt out.