Ben Franklin Elementary School

  • Ben Franklin Elementary School serves 423 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Ben Franklin Elementary School's student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ben Franklin Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ben Franklin Elementary School is 0.28, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#1892 out of 3,224 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
84%
71%
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ben Franklin Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.280.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewark City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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