Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

77-800 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, CA 92253
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School serves 714 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School's student population of 714 students has grown by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students714 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 0.41, 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
#4686 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
75%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
18%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesert Sands Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is La Quinta High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is La Quinta Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harry S. Truman Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Quinta Harry S. Truman Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 672 students
    1.1 miles
    78-870 Ave. 50
    La Quinta, CA 92253
    (760) 777-4240
    1.1 K-5 672
  • La Quinta John Adams Early Childhood Learning Center
    Grades: K-1 | 1 student
    1.2 miles
    50-800 Desert Club Dr.
    La Quinta, CA 92253
    (760) 777-4260
    1.2 K-1 1
  • La Quinta La Quinta Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 563 students
    1.2 miles
    78-900 Ave. 50
    La Quinta, CA 92253
    (760) 777-4220
    1.2 6-8 563
  • La Quinta La Quinta High School Math: 27% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,691 students
    2.8 miles
    79-255 W.ward Ho Dr.
    La Quinta, CA 92253
    (760) 772-4150
    2.8 9-12 2,691
  • Indian Wells Gerald R. Ford Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 759 students
    3.3 miles
    44-210 Warner Trail
    Indian Wells, CA 92210
    (760) 772-4120
    3.3 K-5 759

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