Franklin Local School District is complying with Governor DeWine’s order to extend the school closure due to COVID-19 until May 1, 2020. Our teachers will continue sending out assignments so that learning continues in an alternative manner. Staff members’ emails are listed on the website’s directory if you need to contact someone. Please continue to listen to all call messages and check email. Be kind! Stay home to stay healthy!
Philo Junior High School serves approximately 450 students in sixth through eighth grade who receive quality education and care from 48 staff members. The junior high offers strong core academics, as well as fine arts options, enrichment programs, technology integration, and extracurricular activities, as teachers and support staff prepare students for the transition to high school.
The mission of Philo Junior High School is to Promote Excellence in Education for Life-Long Success.
At Philo Junior High, students may be placed in advanced classes in English and math. Students may earn high school credit for their work in algebra, health, and physical education taken in middle school. Band and choir are offered as electives, and students may participate in high school productions. The junior high continues to mold the whole child by featuring character education along with academics. Character education themes are displayed along with student work in the hallways.