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
6 194
7 137
8 173
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Franklin Middle School is a public elementary school located in Buffalo, NY in the Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free School District. It enrolls 504 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 504
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.78

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Ben Franklin Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 259
(51%)
2,154
(51%)
 Female 245
(49%)
2,078
(49%)

Ben Franklin Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 405
(81%)
3,330
(79%)
 Black 42
(8%)
265
(6%)
 Hispanic 28
(6%)
325
(8%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
221
(5%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
20
(0%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
71
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ben Franklin Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 263
(52%)
2,320
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 193
(38%)
1,603
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(10%)
309
(7%)
* 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 (47.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.2%. 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 555
2006 571
2007 549
2008 546
2009 517
2010 502
2011 482
2012 496
2013 482
2014 458
2015 504

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.3
2006 11.9
2007 10.7
2008 10.6
2009 10.1
2010 9.3
2011 10.9
2012 12.6
2013 12.4
2014 12.5
2015 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27567567567568
2006 0.31523642732049
2007 0.35336976320583
2008 0.35714285714286
2009 0.38684719535783
2010 0.41832669322709
2011 0.45435684647303
2012 0.45766129032258
2013 0.46058091286307
2014 0.47161572052402
2015 0.4781746031746

Compare Ben Franklin Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.8%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 06 - 08 504 11.3:1  
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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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