Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School serves 450 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School operates within the Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 450 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students450 students
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBenjamin Franklin Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School American Indian Students (1992-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
74%
33%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
3%
5%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
20%
54%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBenjamin Franklin Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.420.60
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
34%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District's student population of 18,131 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,775 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,299 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District NamePueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
3
Number of Students Managed18,131575
Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$173 MM$7 MM
Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$165 MM$7 MM
Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,775$12,220
Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,299$11,937
Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PuebloBelmont Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
    0.6 miles
    31 Macnaughton Road
    PuebloCO 81001
    (719)549-7500
    0.6PK-5551
  • PuebloEast High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1130 students
    0.7 miles
    9 Mac Neil Road
    PuebloCO 81001
    (719)549-7222
    0.79-121130
  • Pueblo Haaff Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 360 students
    0.8 miles
    15 Chinook Lane
    PuebloCO 81001
    (719)549-7550
    0.8PK-6360
  • PuebloW H Heaton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 756 students
    0.8 miles
    6 Adair Road
    PuebloCO 81001
    (719)549-7420
    0.86-8756
  • PuebloPark View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 489 students
    1 miles
    1327 East 9th Street
    PuebloCO 81001
    (719)549-7590
    1PK-5489

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
January 01, 2018
The city of New York has announced they are bringing back mandatory sex-ed courses for the first time in 20 years, in light of skyrocketing teen pregnancy rates far above the national average.
January 01, 2018
We’ll look at the many challenges facing schools in New York and New Jersey, as they struggle to get ready for students and balance the ongoing need to provide shelter to those displaced by the storm.
January 01, 2018
Students have headed back to school across the country, but are greeted by new security technology and armed security guards. We take a look at Post-Newtown public education.