Franklin K. Lane High School

999 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11208 | (718) 647-2100
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,020
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4 out of 5 | 12 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,020 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Marlon Bynum
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,020
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 66.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 541 (53.0%)
  • Females: 479 (47.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Franklin K. Lane High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.3%
Black21821.4%
Asian918.9%
Hispanic68467.1%
White242.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Franklin K. Lane High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade898.7%
10th Grade25124.6%
11th Grade19318.9%
12th Grade36235.5%
Ungraded12512.3%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
37.0%
District:
51.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
53.0%
District:
61.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
26.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
62.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
4.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
48.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
57.0%
District:
28.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
65.0%
District:
40.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

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4 out of 5 | 12 Reviews
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12 reviews for Franklin K. Lane High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 18, 2011
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I'm beginning a family tree project. My mother's sister, Mary E Maloney, taught English at FKL I believe from the 1930's until the late fifties.

    Just wondering if anyone out there might have known her.

    Peter Brown
  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 04, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to Lane from 1954 to 1957. I thought it was a great school and still communicate with some of my classmates today. I think it would be nice to post the various yearbooks on the WEB. Why not this site? I'd scan in '57 if this get started.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 24, 2010
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I ATTENDED FKL IN 1959 WHEN IT WAS FIRST INTEGRATED. IT WAS A LIFE EXPERIENCE, IN THE FIRST WEEK OF OCTOBER, THERE WAS A RACE RIOT. IT STARTED IN THE HALLS ABOVE THE GYM LOCKER ROOM. SOME WHITE BOYS STARTED JUMPING ON A BLACK KID AND THEN IT WENT DOWN A STAIRCASE INTO THE GYM LOCKER ROOM, I WAS COMING OUT OF THE LOCKEROOM AND A WHITE BOY SWUNG AT ME. IHAD A LOAD OF TEXTBOOKS IN MY ARMS AND I TRIED TO MOVE. HIS HAND STRUCK THE BOOKS AND THEY WENT FLYING EVERYWHERE I FELL BACK AGAINST THE WALL ,AS I FELL BACKWARDS HE SWUNG AGIN THIS TIME I HELD UP MY LEFT HAND TO BLOCK AND HE HIT MY LEFT HAND, MY HAND WENT BACK TO THE WALL AND MY RING FINGE WAS FORCED ALL THE WAY BACK THE TOP JOINT TO THIS DAY IS BROKEN AND ATROPHIED. I REPORTED THIS TO THE GYM TEACHER AND HE DID NOTHING. I LEFT WITH SOME FRIENDS WE WENT HOME, BUT DECIDED TO COME BACK, WE WERE ARRESTED COMING OFF THE J TRAIN A LITTLE AFTER LUNCHTIME. BY THE POLICE, TAKEN TO THE PCT. SOME OF US WERE BEATEN, WHILE THE POLICE GAVE CIGARETTES TO A FEW WHITE BOYS AS THEY SAT THERE AND LAUGHED. THE POLICE SAID A GUN WAS FOUND ON THE TRAIN. THE ONLY TIME I ENJOINED WAS IN MR. PINTOS ART CLASS. THERE THE YEARBOOK FOR 1961 WAS PUT TOGETHER, AND MOST OF THE ART WORK WAS DONE BY THREE STUDENTS. A WHITE GUY WHOSE LAST NAME I BELIEVE WAS HOFFMAN, AND WHITE GIRL WHOSE FIRST NAME WAS SUSAN?, AND I DID THE INSIDE OF THECOVER,I.E. JACKSON POLLACK STYLE. DOES ANYONE HAVE A COPY OF THIS YEARBOOK I REALLY WOULD LIKE TO SHOW MY KIDS AND GRANDKIDS AND MY ONE GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER THIS YEARBOOK. IT WAS A REAL WORK OF LOVE,LABOR AND ART!REVODELLDAVIS@OPTONLINE.NET
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 02, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to this school in the late 70's. This was a time when the school intergrated a large minority class to the schools attendance. The student class was in turmoil, whites against blacks and hispanics. No form of welcoming new students or programs geared to intermix the races.

    The teachers were old and didn't overwhelmingly welcome the new intergration of the school. I personally felt left out. I did not expirience any personal care from any staff member and always feared violence from other students. Amazingly enough I passed each grade only by making home room attendance. Finally I decided to join the military at age 17 and became a resonably respectful individual with a very professional career. My only regret with Lane was that I never felt welcomed and truely beleive it would have been the difference in the worl. The school itself is of a beutifull architect with a wonderfull start. To bad for my era that fell between the cracks. I would till today support the F. K. Lane name in hopes that future students and staff make it a well respected school. no ill regrets just wish i had the incouragement to succeed with in the ranks.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 06, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Great school and teachers. Back in 1968 we showed respect to our teachers and each other. It was an excellent school to get an excellent education.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on May 03, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to Lane from 1983-1987. There was an Awesome football team. The teachers were great teachers that cared about the education of their students. I loved this school and as I did not go looking for trouble - I didn't find any. Were there fights? of course but nothing major. I have only seen the cafeteria once and that is because I chose to go home early as opposed to taking lunch and getting home later. I miss the school and the days when young ones could be young. Too bad it sounds like it has changed. But that is every where you go in this world. It is quite unfortunate.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 09, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • WELL I WENT TO THIS SCHOOL IN 1989-90. I DIDNT GRADUATE FROM IT BECAUSE WE MOVED FROM THE STATE. BUT WHEN I WENT THERE IT WAS A GOOD SCHOOL WITH AWESOME TEACHERS AND PROGRAMS. YOU MAKE THE SCHOOL WHAT YOU WANT OF IT AS A STUDENT, IF YOU WANT A GREAT EDUCATION ITS UP TO YOU. WHEN I WAS THERE THE STUDENTS WERE A LITTLE ROWDY BUT HEY I THINK THATS IN ALL SCHOOLS AND ALL TIME PERIODS....MAYBE ITS A LITTLE MORE TOUGH NOW, BECAUSE TIME CHANGES AND KIDS HAVE LOST RESPECT FOR ALL THING GOOD AND THAT REQUIRE DISIPLINE AND RESPECT.....
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 23, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Lane, back in 1968 was a good school. You could get a great education if you wanted it.

    I wish I could turn back the clock and do it all over again.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 01, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • there are many great teachers at this school. you will learn alot from them
  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 01, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • great high school. great teachers
    loved the blue knight cafe
  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 01, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is a great school only thing i didnt like is that when i went to lane there was no football team. otherwise great school
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 07, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • THIS IS A HORRIBLE SCHOOL!

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