Mission Statement

The mission of the Franklin Middle School professional school counseling program is to provide a comprehensive developmental counseling program that ensures every student achieves the highest possible education in the areas of academic, career, and personal/social development through an aggressive partnership with students, family, school and community.


Our Counseling Secretary:

Nancy Coffman
Counseling Secretary
(319) 558-2258

Our Counselors:

Ashley Stanek

(319) 558-1691

  • 6th-8th grade with last name A-L

Lindsay Whaley

(319) 558-3283
  • 6th-8th grade with last name M-Z



Kirkwood scholarship application 2018


Counseling Events for 2018-2019:

Washington High School


High School orientation at Franklin with Washington counselors and IJAG(January 16th at 8:15am)

Freshman Orientation at Washington High School (February 7th and February 12th at 6:00pm)

Fine Arts Assembly-students will be bussed to their assigned high school for this (February 12th from 9:30-11:00am)

High School Registration at Franklin Middle School with Washington Counselors (February 13)


Kennedy High School

High School orientation at Franklin with Kennedy counselors (February 5th at 8:40am)

Freshman Orientation at Kennedy High School (February 11:TBD)

High School Registration at Franklin Middle School with Kennedy counselors (March 5)

Jefferson High School

Tuesday February 5th-Fine Arts Assembly Jefferson Auditorium 9:00am

Tuesday February 12th-Incomng 9th Grade Family Night Jefferson Auditorium 6:30pm



Link For Kuder is below




High School Counseling Department Links:

Washington High School

Kennedy High School

Jefferson High School



Letters to 8th Grade Parents:

From Washington High School

From Kennedy High School

KHS Course Guideline Information


Other Helpful Links:

Iowa Assessments - Message to Parents


St. Luke’s After School Program

Bullying Prevention - Parenting Tips