Ben Franklin Academy

Ben Franklin Academy serves 903 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 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Ben Franklin Academy's student population of 903 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students903 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 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 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState 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 Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
White
79%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County School District No. Re 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ben Franklin Academy is Littleton High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Littleton Prep Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centennial Academy Of Fine Arts Education (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Littleton Village At North
    Grades: PK | 449 students
    0.3 miles
    1907 West Powers Avenue
    Littleton, CO 80120
    (303) 347-6980
    0.3 PK 449
  • Littleton Centennial Academy Of Fine Arts Education Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 539 students
    0.8 miles
    3306 West Berry Avenue
    Littleton, CO 80123
    (303) 347-4425
    0.8 K-5 539
  • Littleton Littleton Prep Charter School Charter School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 612 students
    0.8 miles
    5301 S. Bannock St.
    Littleton, CO 80120
    (303) 734-1995
    0.8 PK-8 612
  • Littleton Moody Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 377 students
    1.0 miles
    6390 South Windermere Street
    Littleton, CO 80120
    (303) 347-4600
    1 PK-5 377
  • Littleton Goddard Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 765 students
    1.2 miles
    3800 West Berry Avenue
    Littleton, CO 80123
    (303) 347-7850
    1.2 6-8 765

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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.
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2  
it's an ok school but mean teacher and to much homework.
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