Benjamin Franklin Senior High School

  • Benjamin Franklin Senior High School serves 1,415 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Benjamin Franklin Senior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Benjamin Franklin Senior High School's student population of 1,415 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,415 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Franklin Senior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Franklin Senior High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benjamin Franklin Senior High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
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Asian
6%
11%
Hispanic
92%
54%
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White
2%
24%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Benjamin Franklin Senior High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benjamin Franklin Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.150.41
Graduation Rate
85%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benjamin Franklin Senior High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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