Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

2600 Wabash Ave

Vincennes, IN 47591-6413

Tel: (812)882-8176
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 stayed relatively flat 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
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Students 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
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
2%
10%
Black
2%
13%
White
89%
71%
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,697 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Vincennes Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,697 1,469
District Total Revenue $34 MM $21 MM
District Spending $34 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,645 $13,002
District Spending / Student $12,450 $11,056
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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • VincennesJames Whitcomb Riley Elementary School
    1008 Upper 11th St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-7953
    0.6 mi | 177 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • VincennesHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Francis Vigo Elementary School
    1513 Main St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-5817
    1.1 mi | 368 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • VincennesGeorge Rogers Clark School
    1926 South Richard Bauer Dr
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-5172
    1.2 mi | 616 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • VincennesLincoln High School
    1545 South Hart St Rd
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-8480
    1.2 mi | 808 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • VincennesTecumseh-harrison Elementary School
    2116 North 2nd St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-8458
    1.7 mi | 330 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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