Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

2600 Wabash Ave

Vincennes, IN 47591-6413

Grades: KG-5

398 students

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School serves 398 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School operates within the Vincennes Community Corp School District.

Overview

The student population of 398 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 398 students
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
2%
13%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
89%
71%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Benjamin Franklin Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.21 0.26
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
42%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,697 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,645 is less than the state average of $13,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,450 is higher than the state average of $11,056. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Vincennes Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,697 1,469
Vincennes Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $21 MM
Vincennes Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $34 MM $18 MM
Vincennes Community  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,645 $13,002
Vincennes Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,450 $11,056
Vincennes Community  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • VincennesJames Whitcomb Riley Elementary School
    1008 Upper 11th St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-7953
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 177 students                      
  • Vincennes Francis Vigo Elementary School
    1513 Main St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-5817
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 368 students                      
  • VincennesGeorge Rogers Clark School
    1926 South Richard Bauer Dr
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-5172
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 616 students                      
  • VincennesLincoln High School
    1545 South Hart St Rd
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-8480
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 808 students                      
  • VincennesTecumseh-harrison Elementary School
    2116 North 2nd St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-8458
    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 330 students                      

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