Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center

13100 Nw 12th Ave
Miami, FL 33168
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center serves 545 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center's student population of 545 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2956 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
33%
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Black
83%
22%
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White
1%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center is Doctors Charter School Of Miami Shores (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Carrie P. Meek/westview K-8 Center (0.9 miles away)
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