Benjamin Franklin Middle School

Benjamin Franklin Middle School serves 881 students in grades 4-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
Benjamin Franklin Middle School operates within the Wayne-westland Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 881 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 881 students
Benjamin Franklin Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Benjamin Franklin Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Benjamin Franklin Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.87. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Benjamin Franklin Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Benjamin Franklin Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Benjamin Franklin Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
30%
22%
Benjamin Franklin Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
62%
67%
Benjamin Franklin Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Benjamin Franklin Middle School Sch Ethnicity Benjamin Franklin Middle 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.
0.53 0.87
Benjamin Franklin Middle 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.
67%
44%
Benjamin Franklin Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
8%
6%
Benjamin Franklin Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,229 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Wayne-westland Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 12,229 930
Wayne-westland Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $154 MM $11 MM
District Spending $152 MM $11 MM
Wayne-westland Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,300 $11,537
Wayne-westland Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,108 $11,612
Wayne-westland Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Resa Center Programs (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Resa Center Programs (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Resa Center Programs (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wayne Resa Center Programs
    Special Education School
    33500 Van Born Rd
    Wayne , MI , 48184
    (734)334-1496
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  6  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Wayne Hoover Elementary School
    5400 4th St
    Wayne , MI , 48184
    (734)419-2670
    0.5  mi  |  282  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Wayne Taft-galloway Elementary School
    4035 Gloria St
    Wayne , MI , 48184
    (734)419-2760
    0.9  mi  |  355  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Wayne Wayne Memorial High School
    3001 4th St
    Wayne , MI , 48184
    (734)419-2206
    1  mi  |  1829  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Romulus Romulus Elementary School
    Magnet School
    32200 Beverly Rd
    Romulus , MI , 48174
    (734)532-1450
    Magnet School
    1.2  mi  |  292  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 17, 2015 - I honestly do not like this school. Students are rude to my daughter all the time. They have very strict rules in the code of conduct like how students can't dye their hair certain colors. And students can't wear tank tops, i understand not the thin ones but not even a muscle top will please them. What do you want my kid to do? Where a turtleneck when it's 70 degrees outside? And they have this thing my daughter tells me about and it's called the one way hallway. And that makes her late for class and she gets in trouble for it. She said it is supposed to stop fights but it seems like everyday there is a fight. And at that school you can't do self-defense. That makes no sense. If my child gets hit on i will expect her to fight back. But no she would get suspened, a ticket, and a court date. Do these people want my daughter to get hurt without defending? Also they let students come to school when it's more than 20 below zero. Why does other schools take the day off but that school doesn't. I am very unhappy with this school. I wish i can switch her to different schools. - Posted by Parent

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Wayne County, MI public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.41, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.87. The most diverse school district in Wayne County is Metropolitan Transitional Academy School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.