Benjamin Franklin Elementary School



Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 56
1 62
2 69
3 65
4 67
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bethel Park, PA in the Bethel Park School District. It enrolls 319 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is the 1,340th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 39,910th largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 319
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,910th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,340th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 421st out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,242nd out of 1,773

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Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 161
(50%)
1,060
(52%)
 Female 158
(50%)
985
(48%)

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 292
(92%)
1,881
(92%)
 Black 12
(4%)
67
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
26
(1%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
47
(2%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
19
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 261
(82%)
1,752
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 51
(16%)
261
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
32
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is ranked 1,543rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 464
2006 426
2007 399
2008 404
2009 420
2010 405
2011 334
2012 339
2013 338
2014 327
2015 319

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 15.7
2007 13.6
2008 14.1
2009 15.2
2010 14.7
2011 13.8
2012 14.1
2013 14.2
2014 13.5
2015 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.068965517241379
2006 0.086854460093897
2007 0.10526315789474
2008 0.10643564356436
2009 0.083333333333333
2010 0.12098765432099
2011 0.16766467065868
2012 0.19469026548673
2013 0.17751479289941
2014 0.15902140672783
2015 0.18181818181818

Compare Benjamin Franklin Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.2%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
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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