Ben Franklin Academy



Ben Franklin Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Franklin Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 104
1 130
2 104
3 103
4 104
5 105
6 66
7 51
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Franklin Academy is a public elementary school located in Highlands Ranch, CO in the Douglas County School District, No. Re 1. It enrolls 767 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Franklin Academy is the 54th largest public school in Colorado and the 5,064th largest nationally. It has 23.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 767
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 54th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,028th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 199th out of 1,072

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Ben Franklin Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 400
(52%)
21,804
(51%)
 Female 367
(48%)
20,575
(49%)

Ben Franklin Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 612
(80%)
31,767
(75%)
 Hispanic 64
(8%)
6,097
(14%)
 Asian 57
(7%)
1,756
(4%)
 Two or More 26
(3%)
1,688
(4%)
 Black 3
(0%)
840
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
174
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
57
(0%)

Ben Franklin Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 755
(98%)
37,157
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 11
(1%)
4,127
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
1,095
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Ben Franklin Academy is ranked 1,030th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Franklin Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Compare Ben Franklin Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.6%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ben Franklin Academy
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public KG - 08 767 23.5:1  
Primrose School of Highlands Ranch
Highlands Ranch, CO
Private PK - KG 119 9:1 1 miles
Stem Middle & High School
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public 06 - 12 610 19.2:1 1 miles
The Goddard School
Highlands Ranch, CO
Private PK - TK 55 35:1 1 miles
Trailblazer Elementary School
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public KG - 06 512 18.8:1 2 miles
Primrose School of Littleton
Littleton, CO
Private PK - KG 55 11:1 2 miles
Kindercare Learning Center
Highlands Ranch, CO
Private PK - KG 95 3:1 2 miles
Christ Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten
Highlands Ranch, CO
Private PK - KG 183 8:1 2 miles
Eldorado Elementary School
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public KG - 06 609 19:1 2 miles
Littleton Academy
Littleton, CO
Public KG - 08 465 14.5:1 2 miles
Saddle Ranch Elementary School
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public KG - 06 594 20.4:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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