Ben Franklin Elementary School

  • Ben Franklin Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Ben Franklin Elementary School's student population of 398 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ben Franklin Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ben Franklin Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#713 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
33%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
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Black
12%
16%
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White
41%
45%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.700.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence Township Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lawrence Township Lawrence High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1156 students
    1.0 miles
    2525 Princeton Pike
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
    (609)671-5510
    1.0 9-12 1156
  • Lawrence Township Lawrence Intermediate School
    Grades: 4-6 | 923 students
    1.2 miles
    66 Eggerts Crossing Road
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
    (609)671-5530
    1.2 4-6 923
  • Lawrence Township Lawrence Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 600 students
    1.2 miles
    2455 Princeton Pike
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
    (609)671-5520
    1.2 7-8 600
  • Lawrence Township Eldridge Park School
    Grades: K-3 | 247 students
    1.6 miles
    55 Lawn Park Ave
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
    (609)671-5560
    1.6 K-3 247
  • Lawrence Township Lawrenceville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 305 students
    1.7 miles
    40 Craven Lane
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
    (609)671-5570
    1.7 PK-3 305

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