Ben Franklin Middle School



Ben Franklin Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Franklin Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 272
7 217
8 198
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Franklin Middle School is a public elementary school located in Fargo, ND in the Fargo 1 School District. It enrolls 687 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 687
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.91

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Ben Franklin Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 355
(52%)
4,081
(52%)
 Female 332
(48%)
3,842
(48%)

Ben Franklin Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 569
(83%)
5,955
(75%)
 Black 37
(5%)
871
(11%)
 Hispanic 24
(3%)
313
(4%)
 American Indian 19
(3%)
198
(2%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
325
(4%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
234
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
27
(0%)

Ben Franklin Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 485
(71%)
5,424
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 164
(24%)
2,080
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(6%)
419
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ben Franklin Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 33.1%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 915
2006 817
2007 765
2008 814
2009 776
2010 747
2011 703
2012 700
2013 655
2014 685
2015 687

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 12.2
2007 12.5
2008 13.1
2009 12.9
2010 12.6
2011 12.2
2012 11.6
2013 12.1
2014 12.4
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21857923497268
2006 0.26927784577723
2007 0.2562091503268
2008 0.24201474201474
2009 0.27319587628866
2010 0.26104417670683
2011 0.27311522048364
2012 0.25571428571429
2013 0.27175572519084
2014 0.25985401459854
2015 0.29403202328967

Compare Ben Franklin Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.4%
 
State Average 33.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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