Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center

  • Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center serves 560 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center's student population of 560 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2870 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
32%
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Black
85%
22%
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White
n/a
39%
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Diversity Score0.260.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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