Benjamin Franklin Middle School



Benjamin Franklin Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Franklin Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 264
7 211
8 227
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Franklin Middle School is a public elementary school located in Springfield, IL in the Springfield School District 186. It enrolls 702 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 702
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.65

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Benjamin Franklin Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 353
(50%)
5,358
(48%)
 Male 349
(50%)
5,738
(52%)

Benjamin Franklin Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 378
(54%)
5,222
(47%)
 Black 216
(31%)
4,255
(38%)
 Two or More 67
(10%)
1,062
(10%)
 Asian 22
(3%)
222
(2%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
304
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Benjamin Franklin Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 370
(53%)
3,976
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 332
(47%)
7,069
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
51
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Benjamin Franklin Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.3%) is slightly 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 855
2006 800
2007 741
2008 718
2009 732
2010 734
2011 695
2012 702

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 19.5
2007 19.5
2008 15
2009 15.9
2010 14.4
2011 14.8
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46549707602339
2006 0.48875
2007 0.49797570850202
2008 0.54874651810585
2009 0.59289617486339
2010 0.57765667574932
2011 0.49640287769784
2012 0.47293447293447

Compare Benjamin Franklin Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.3%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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