Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School serves 509 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School's student population of 509 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (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 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#454 out of 1762 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
91%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.170.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVincennes Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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