Franklin High School enrolls more than 800 students in grades nine through 12. The student-teacher ratio of the school is 18-to-1. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In the past, nine of its students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists and test scores have remained well above state and national averages. Franklin High is one of the first schools in Tennessee to be accepted as an affiliate member of the International Baccalaureate Program. Franklin High also excels outside the classroom, with a nationally recognized band program, active forensic and vocal music programs, numerous student clubs and organizations and competitive athletic programs, including state championships in women s soccer. The school was established in 1910 and is a part of the Franklin City Schools.