Benjamin Franklin Elementary School



Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 63
2 72
3 68
4 74
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 339 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is the 1,287th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 37,687th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 339
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,687th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,287th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 598th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,244th out of 1,834

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Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 171
(50%)
1,125
(51%)
 Female 168
(50%)
1,071
(49%)

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 326
(96%)
2,075
(94%)
 Black 9
(3%)
39
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
45
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 273
(81%)
1,795
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 56
(17%)
347
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
54
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is ranked 1,477th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.5%) is lower than the state average of 45.4%. 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

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

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

Compare Benjamin Franklin Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.5%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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