Ben Franklin Academy
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).
- 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
Ben Franklin Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#94 out of 1783 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
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.
it's an ok school but mean teacher and to much homework.
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