Marion-Franklin High School

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

, ,
43207

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
Information
TypePublic, coeducational high school
MottoSouth-side Pride.
Established1953
School districtColumbus City Schools
SuperintendentDr. Talisa Dixon [1]
PrincipalLucas Cech [1]
Grades9-12
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
Website
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.

Administration[edit]

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

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Scandal[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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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