Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center



Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center Students by Grade
PK 20
K 64
1 58
2 71
3 69
4 78
5 64
6 48
7 51
8 57
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center is a public elementary school located in North Miami, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 580 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center is the 1,300th largest public school in Florida and the 15,073rd largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 580
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,073rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,300th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,070th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,597th out of 2,252

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Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 292
(50%)
122,265
(49%)
 Male 288
(50%)
129,298
(51%)

Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 482
(83%)
55,006
(22%)
 Hispanic 89
(15%)
174,039
(69%)
 White 8
(1%)
17,872
(7%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2,736
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,677
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
98
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
135
(0%)

Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 532
(92%)
169,547
(67%)
 Not Eligible 28
(5%)
68,924
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(3%)
13,092
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center is ranked 477th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 K-8 Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 687
2006 657
2007 604
2008 530
2009 507
2010 470
2011 512
2012 528
2013 584
2014 577
2015 580

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.6
2007 12
2008 13.2
2009 13.7
2010 13.1
2011 13.8
2012 15.5
2013 14.6
2014 16.5
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90975254730713
2006 0.92846270928463
2007 0.89900662251656
2008 0.89433962264151
2009 0.93491124260355
2010 0.92978723404255
2011 0.9375
2012 0.94318181818182
2013 0.92808219178082
2014 0.95667244367418
2015 0.95172413793103

Compare Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 95.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center
North Miami, FL
Public PK - 08 580 17.1:1  
St James Catholic School
Miami, FL
Private PK - 08 437 19:1 1 miles
Miami Union Academy Sda
North Miami, FL
Private PK - 12 275 14:1 1 miles
Carrie P. Meek/Westview K-8 Center
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Public PK - 08 741 16.5:1 1 miles
Northwest Christian Academy
Miami, FL
Private PK - 12 285 14:1 1 miles
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 331 12.3:1 2 miles
Nathan B. Young Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 385 17.5:1 2 miles
United Cerebral Palsy-Diamond Minds
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Private PK - 09 173 15:1 2 miles
Grace Academy International
Opa Locka, FL
Private KG - 12 133 13:1 2 miles
Biscayne Gardens Elementary
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Public PK - 05 602 13.4:1 2 miles
Lakeview Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 424 17.7:1 2 miles
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