Benjamin Franklin Elementary School



Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 93
2 76
3 100
4 107
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Glen Ellyn, IL in the Glen Ellyn School District 41. It enrolls 566 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is the 500th largest public school in Illinois and the 15,762nd largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 566
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,762nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 500th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,874th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 815th out of 2,345

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Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 300
(53%)
1,875
(52%)
 Female 266
(47%)
1,750
(48%)

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 468
(83%)
2,471
(68%)
 Hispanic 38
(7%)
481
(13%)
 Two or More 30
(5%)
128
(4%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
391
(11%)
 Black 13
(2%)
146
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 507
(90%)
2,832
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 49
(9%)
665
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
128
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is ranked 2,119th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 597
2006 603
2007 626
2008 576
2009 582
2010 583
2011 586
2012 566

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17.7
2007 19.6
2008 17
2009 16.6
2010 16.9
2011 17.2
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.090443686006826
2012 0.10424028268551

Compare Benjamin Franklin Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.4%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 566 17:1  
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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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