Ben Franklin Elementary School

  • Ben Franklin Elementary School serves 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 25%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Ben Franklin Elementary School's student population of 356 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ben Franklin Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ben Franklin Elementary School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank#55 out of 450 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
7%
12%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
80%
75%
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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 ND.
Diversity Score0.350.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Forks 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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