Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

2485 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ 08817
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School serves 610 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School's student population of 610 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students610 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank#926 out of 2239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
42%
10%
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Hispanic
21%
29%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
20%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.730.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdison Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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