Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

2600 Wabash Ave

Vincennes, IN 47591-6413

Tel: (812)882-8176
Grades: KG-5

380 students

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School serves 380 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% 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 380 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 380 students
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 17:1
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
2%
13%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
90%
71%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.19 0.25
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
46%
41%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
5%
8%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,673 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Vincennes Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,673 1,613
Vincennes Community  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $21 MM
Vincennes Community  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $34 MM $18 MM
Vincennes Community  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,645 $13,002
Vincennes Community  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,450 $11,056
Vincennes Community  Corp School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Frances Vigo Elementary School
    1513 Main St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-5817
    1.1 mi | 347 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • VincennesGeorge Rogers Clark School
    1926 South Richard Bauer Dr
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-5172
    1.2 mi | 599 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • VincennesLincoln High School
    1545 South Hart St Rd
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-8480
    1.2 mi | 818 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • VincennesTecumseh-harrison Elementary School
    2116 North 2nd St
    VincennesIN 47591
    (812)882-8458
    1.7 mi | 352 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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