Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School serves 634 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School's student population of 634 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (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 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#1451 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
28%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
60%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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