Benjamin Franklin Elementary School (Closed 2015)

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School served 719 students in grades 5-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 66% (which was lower than the Indiana state average of 83%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 57% (which was lower than the Indiana state average of 80%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Indiana state average of 32%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 5-7
Total Students719 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
66%
83%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
57%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
43%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
53%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benjamin Franklin Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.540.51
This chart display the diversity score of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool City Of East Chicago School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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