Ben Franklin Kdg Center



Ben Franklin Kdg Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Franklin Kdg Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 267
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Franklin Kdg Center is a public elementary school located in Dupont, PA in the Pittston Area School District. It enrolls 267 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 19.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 267
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.45

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Ben Franklin Kdg Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 135
(51%)
1,129
(50%)
 Female 132
(49%)
1,143
(50%)

Ben Franklin Kdg Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 234
(88%)
2,077
(91%)
 Hispanic 13
(5%)
69
(3%)
 Black 11
(4%)
96
(4%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
10
(0%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ben Franklin Kdg Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 139
(52%)
1,169
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 109
(41%)
951
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(7%)
152
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ben Franklin Kdg Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.4%. 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 Kdg Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 199
2006 217
2007 266
2008 237
2009 245
2010 250
2011 257
2012 267

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 24.1
2007 19
2008 23.7
2009 17.9
2010 16.7
2011 17.5
2012 19.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35678391959799
2006 0.37327188940092
2007 0.36842105263158
2008 0.43459915611814
2009 0.42448979591837
2010 0.42
2011 0.50194552529183
2012 0.47940074906367

Compare Ben Franklin Kdg Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
This School 47.9%
 
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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