Ben Franklin Elementary School



Ben Franklin Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Franklin Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 54
1 60
2 60
3 63
4 63
5 52
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Franklin Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Grand Forks, ND in the Grand Forks 1 School District. It enrolls 354 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Franklin Elementary School is the 55th largest public school in North Dakota and the 36,659th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 354
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.6

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Ben Franklin Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 184
(52%)
2,723
(53%)
 Female 170
(48%)
2,451
(47%)

Ben Franklin Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 291
(82%)
3,858
(75%)
 American Indian 24
(7%)
334
(6%)
 Hispanic 17
(5%)
291
(6%)
 Black 12
(3%)
429
(8%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
193
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
39
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
30
(1%)

Ben Franklin Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 223
(63%)
3,218
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(25%)
1,572
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(12%)
384
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 254 ranked schools in North Dakota, Ben Franklin Elementary School is ranked 36th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Franklin Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 33.1%. 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.

Ben Franklin Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 323
2006 329
2007 330
2008 346
2009 346
2010 318
2011 321
2012 342
2013 345
2014 361
2015 354

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 14.5
2007 14.5
2008 13.1
2009 13.5
2010 12.1
2011 12.8
2012 13.7
2013 12.7
2014 13.3
2015 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20743034055728
2006 0.29787234042553
2007 0.3
2008 0.35549132947977
2009 0.36416184971098
2010 0.38993710691824
2011 0.4018691588785
2012 0.40058479532164
2013 0.36231884057971
2014 0.39058171745152
2015 0.37005649717514

Compare Ben Franklin Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.1%
 
This School 37.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 354 12.8:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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