Ben Franklin Elementary School

7620 S 83rd St
Franklin, WI 53132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Ben Franklin Elementary School serves 389 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Ben Franklin Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Ben Franklin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Ben Franklin Elementary School's student population of 389 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Ben Franklin Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ben Franklin Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#252 out of 2029 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
12%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
73%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ben Franklin Elementary School is Milwaukee County Correctional Facility South (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Forest Park Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robinwood Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Franklin Forest Park Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 722 students
    0.7 miles
    8225 W Forest Hill Ave
    Franklin, WI 53132
    (414) 529-8250
    0.7 7-8 722
  • Franklin Robinwood Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 532 students
    1.5 miles
    10705 W Robinwood Ln
    Franklin, WI 53132
    (414) 529-8255
    1.5 PK-6 532
  • Franklin Milwaukee County Correctional Facility South Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 51 students
    1.8 miles
    8885 S 68th St
    Franklin, WI 53132
    (414) 427-4704
    1.8 9-12 51
  • Franklin Franklin High School Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,547 student
    2.1 miles
    8222 S 51st St
    Franklin, WI 53132
    (414) 423-4640
    2.1 9-12 1,547
  • Franklin Country Dale Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 492 students
    2.2 miles
    7380 S North Cape Rd
    Franklin, WI 53132
    (414) 529-8240
    2.2 PK-6 492

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