Benjamin Franklin Elementary School (Closed 2008)

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School served 397 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Indiana state average of 32%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students397 students
This chart display total students of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers (05-06)20 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2007-2008 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Student : Teacher Ration/an/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
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 2006-07 school year data.
Black
98%
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 2006-07 school year data.
White
1%
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 2006-07 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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 Score0.040.51
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 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
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 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGary Community School Corp School District
Source: 2007-2008 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is Gary Career Center (0.7 miles away)
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