Marion-Franklin High School

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Marion-Franklin High School
Marion-Franklin High School (shield).jpg
1265 Koebel Road

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United States
Coordinates39°54′42″N 82°57′40″W / 39.91167°N 82.96111°W / 39.91167; -82.96111Coordinates: 39°54′42″N 82°57′40″W / 39.91167°N 82.96111°W / 39.91167; -82.96111
TypePublic, coeducational high school
MottoSouth-side Pride.
School districtColumbus City Schools
SuperintendentDr. Talisa Dixon [1]
PrincipalLucas Cech [1]
Enrollment723 (September 2011)
Color(s)Red and white         [1]
Fight song"Stand Up And Cheer"
Athletics conferenceColumbus City League[1]
Team nameRed Devils[1]
RivalColumbus South High School
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]
Communities servedMarion-Franklin Civic Association
Feeder schoolsBuckeye Middle School
Athletic DirectorJacob Ramsey
The front entrance of Marion-Franklin

Marion-Franklin High School (MFHS, Marion) is a four-year high school (grades 9-12) located on the south side of Columbus, Ohio, at 1265 Koebel Road. Marion-Franklin is one of 17 traditional high schools in the Columbus City Schools district; the school colors are red and white, with black as an unofficial color. The school mascot is the Red Devil.


There are three administrators at Marion-Franklin High School: a head principal, an assistant principal (in charge of junior and senior classes), an administrator in charge of sophomores






Several district employees were caught altering attendance records for struggling students in order to improve performance ratings; because of this, former principal Pamela K. Diggs was fired in early 2014. [3]

Notable alumni[edit]

Elijah Macon (born 1993) Professional basketball attended Marion Frankilin from 2009-2011 and graduated from West Virginia University


  1. ^ a b c d e OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Archived from the original on 2010-11-03. Retrieved 2010-02-17.
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on September 23, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-17.
  3. ^ NBC4 Staff. "4 Principals Placed On Leave Following Ohio Audit". Retrieved 2014-05-23.

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