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The Principal

Corye Franklin in black jacket and shirt

Phone: (859) 381-3423

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Corye Franklin

Dr. Corye J. Franklin joined Henry Clay in July 2023. He most recently served as the principal at Arsenal Technical High School - the largest high school in Indianapolis Public Schools.

After starting his career as a teacher in the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township in 2006, Franklin went on to work as an assistant principal for the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township and then as principal at Anderson Elementary in Anderson, Indiana. He has also served as an adjunct instructor and a mentor for teachers and new leaders.

With a focus on data, instruction, and student achievement, Franklin supports a climate conducive to increased academic performance and he is dedicated to creating equitable spaces, opportunities, and possibilities for all students.

Franklin earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a minor in Spanish from Indiana University, a master’s degree in education from Indiana Wesleyan University, and a doctorate in educational and organizational leadership from Marian University. Franklin is fluent in Spanish and holds a certificate in American Sign Language.