Ben Franklin Academy



Ben Franklin Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Franklin Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 105
2 104
3 105
4 130
5 102
6 96
7 85
8 64
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 896 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Franklin Academy is the 35th largest public school in Colorado and the 2,431st largest nationally. It has 19.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 896
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,431st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 35th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 928th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 60th out of 1,097

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Ben Franklin Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 461
(51%)
20,836
(49%)
 Male 435
(49%)
22,105
(51%)

Ben Franklin Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 712
(79%)
32,096
(75%)
 Hispanic 82
(9%)
6,020
(14%)
 Asian 64
(7%)
2,065
(5%)
 Two or More 30
(3%)
2,015
(5%)
 Black 5
(1%)
531
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
165
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
49
(0%)

Ben Franklin Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 855
(95%)
37,510
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 27
(3%)
4,152
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
1,279
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Ben Franklin Academy is ranked 929th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Franklin Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Ben Franklin Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 647
2012 767
2013 859
2014 887
2015 896

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 23.3
2012 23.5
2013 22.3
2014 20.6
2015 19.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.0061823802163833
2012 0.015645371577575
2013 0.053550640279395
2014 0.045095828635851
2015 0.045758928571429

Compare Ben Franklin Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.6%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ben Franklin Academy
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public PK - 08 896 19.9:1  
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Public 05 - 12 1,296 22.4:1 1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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