2270 Plaza Dr
Littleton, CO 80129
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Ben Franklin Academy serves 907 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ben Franklin Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 907 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ben Franklin Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ben Franklin Academy's student population of 907 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
907 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Ben Franklin Academy is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ben Franklin Academy is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#94 out of 1783 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
77%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   3/23/2020
Great school! Really liking it so far. Kind of drive for us, but worth it. The requirement for parent involvement is a little of a hassle, but obviously is a huge benefit to the kids. This is our second year at BFA. My child is in 1st grade.
- Posted by Parent - Anonymous parent
2   12/26/2017
it's an ok school but mean teacher and to much homework.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - declan andrews

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 907 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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