Benjamin Franklin High School

  • Benjamin Franklin High School serves 970 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

School Overview

    School TypeCharter School
    AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
    Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
    Total Students970 students
    Gender % This chart display gender of Benjamin Franklin High School
    Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
    Students by Grade This chart display the students of Benjamin Franklin High School by grade.

    School Comparison

    Definition of Terms 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
    Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
    Asian
    17%
    2%
    Hispanic
    6%
    7%
    Black
    31%
    44%
    White
    38%
    44%
    Two or more races
    8%
    2%
    All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benjamin Franklin High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
    Diversity Score0.730.61
    Eligible for Free Lunch
    18%
    52%
    Eligible for Reduced Lunch
    5%
    2%
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NameBenjamin Franklin High School District
    Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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    This school is a great springboard for kids hoping to get into a high-ranking college. That said, the students are extremely competitive with each other which results in bullying and rampant academic dishonesty.
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