Cooper City Campus

Our spacious 9.25 acre campus is located at 6301 S. Flamingo Road, Cooper City, FL 33330. Our newly constructed 81,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility includes specialty rooms for music, art, computer labs, large multipurpose room as well as science labs and locker rooms. Franklin students enjoy a beautiful campus with athletic fields and jogging paths with fitness stations located throughout. We provide separate age-appropriate play areas for younger grade levels.

Franklin Academy Cooper City is a fully authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering the Middle Years Programme (MYP) for all students in grades 6-8. We are the first public charter middle school in the state of Florida to have reached this accomplishment. Franklin Academy is proud to be part of a global community that embraces the IB goal of achieving a better and more peaceful world. Please visit our IB tab for more information about our programme.

Parent Service Information


Franklin Academy Administration

Principal - Ms. Alexandra Piperakis-LeRose

Assistant Principal - Mr. Jason Ratner

Assistant Principal - Ms. Nancy Sander

Director of School Operations - Mr. Christopher Carnaggie

Special Programs - Ms. Cassandra Carrizo


Phone: (954) 780-5533
Fax: (954) 252-8147

Mailing Address
6301 S. Flamingo Road
Cooper City, FL 33330

School HoursSummer Office Hours

Monday - Friday:7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

School Hours2017-18 School Hours

Elementary:7:30 AM - 2:15 PM
Middle School:8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
Office Hours:7:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Telephone Assistance)
8:45 AM -1:45 PM (In-Person Assistance)

School Supplies 2017 Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Experience
Summer Reading Book Report
Summer Reading List

1st and 2nd Grade
Summer Reading Experience
Summer Reading List
Summer Reading Book Report
Nonfiction Graphic Organizer
Story Map

3rd-5th Grade
Summer Reading Experience
Summer Reading List
Creative Responses to Literature
Writing a Book Report

6th-8th Grade
Summer Reading Experience
Summer Reading List
Creative Responses to Literature
Writing a Book Report

School Supplies 2017-2018 School Supplies

Specials K-5
First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade

2017-2018: School supply packs are on sale now! For your convenience, our PTO will once again offer families the opportunity to purchase prepackaged school supplies that will be delivered directly to your child’s classroom at the beginning of the new school year. Deadline for this service is July 25.
Parents can save up to 40% with school supplies from EPI. Order online at and enter our school ID: FRA120

Sibling Link

Students enrolled in grades K-5 who have a sibling enrolled in grades 6-8 will be permitted to remain on campus in a supervised environment until their sibling is dismissed at 3:15 PM. Additionally, 6th through 8th grade students who have siblings in grades K-5 may arrive on campus beginning at 7 AM with their K-5 sibling. This is a no-cost service to our families.

Lunch MenuLunch/Breakfast Menu

Whats on the menu?

Parent Newsletter Parent Newsletters

2017-2018 Free/Reduced Lunch - Instructions and Application

Franklin Academy participates in the National School Lunch Program and free or reduced pricing will be available for those that meet the guidelines. Apply Now!

Franklin Academy participa en el programa nacional de almuerzos escolares y los precios gratuitos o reducidos estarán disponibles para aquellos que cumplan con las pautas. ¡Aplica ya!


Click Here for Immunization & Physical Exam Information for Students Entering Grade 7 in 2016 – 2017

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Calendar Calendar and Scheduled Events

Download the full 2017-18 Academic Calendar

2017-2018 Open House Information

Reminders and Getting Ready for 2017-2018

Meet & Greet Schedule

i-Ready Parent Guide

Applications continue to be accepted for all grade levels.


Aug 17:
PTO Boohoo/Yahoo Breakfast for Kindergarten parents
Aug 17 - Aug 18:
Kickstart Franklin for Kindergarten students only (7:30am-11:15am)
Aug 21:
1st day of school
Aug 29:
PTO General Meeting
Sep 4:
Sep 5:
1st Grade Open House
7:00PM - 7:45PM
Sep 5:
Boosterthon begins
Sep 5:
Kindergarten Open House
5:30PM - 6:15PM
Sep 6:
Fall Picture Day
Sep 6:
2nd Grade Open House
5:30PM - 6:15PM
Sep 6:
3rd Grade Open House
7:00PM - 7:45PM
Sep 7:
4th Grade Open House
5:30PM - 6:15PM
Sep 7:
5th Grade Open House
7:00PM - 7:45PM
Sep 8:
3rd Grade FSA Information
6:30PM - 7:00PM
Sep 11:
International Baccalaureate Open House All new incoming students in grades 6th, 7th, & 8th
5:15PM - 6:00PM
Sep 11:
6th Grade Open House
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Sep 12:
7th Grade Open House
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Sep 13:
8th Grade Open House
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Sep 14:
Early Release/Color Run and Fun Run
Sep 14:
Family Night to Celebrate Boosterthon - California Pizza Kitchen
After School Care

After care services will be provided by After School Connections (