Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School

  • Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School serves 443 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School's student population of 443 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 32% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#331 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
23%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
68%
60%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.490.59
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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