Benjamin Franklin Junior High School

  • Benjamin Franklin Junior High School serves 821 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Benjamin Franklin Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

School Overview

  • Benjamin Franklin Junior High School's student population of 821 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students821 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Franklin Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Franklin Junior High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1192 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
83%
70%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benjamin Franklin Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.300.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStevens Point Area Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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