Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School serves 468 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School operates within the Vincennes Community Corp School District.

School Overview

The student population of 468 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 468 students
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
4%
12%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
87%
71%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.24 0.27
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
41%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
8%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Vincennes Community Corp School District's student population of 2,678 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,678 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,328 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Vincennes Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,678 1,472
Vincennes Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $19 MM
Vincennes Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $33 MM $16 MM
Vincennes Community  Corp School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,678 $12,273
Vincennes Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,328 $10,163
Vincennes Community  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lincoln High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George Rogers Clark School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • VincennesJames Whitcomb Riley Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 184 students
    0.6 miles
    1008 Upper 11th St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-7953
    0.6KG-5184
  • Vincennes Francis Vigo Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 350 students
    1.1 miles
    1513 Main St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-5817
    1.1KG-5350
  • VincennesGeorge Rogers Clark School
    Grades: 6-8 | 581 students
    1.2 miles
    1926 South Richard Bauer Dr
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-5172
    1.26-8581
  • VincennesLincoln High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 770 students
    1.2 miles
    1545 South Hart St Rd
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-8480
    1.29-12770
  • VincennesTecumseh-harrison Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 325 students
    1.7 miles
    2116 North 2nd St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-8458
    1.7KG-5325

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