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Benjamin Franklin High School
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  • Public, Magnet, Charter
  • NEW ORLEANS, LA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade B minus
  8. Food
    grade C+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Benjamin Franklin High School is a top rated, public, charter, magnet school located in NEW ORLEANS, LA. It has 1,008 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 91% of students are at least proficient in math and 98% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
98%
Percent Proficient - Math
91%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1330
231 responses
Average ACT
29
665 responses
AP Enrollment
78%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$152,832
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$696
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$476,711
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 65 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 65 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 146 responses
  • Spirit Week
    29%
  • Mardi gras vacation
    16%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Spring Break
    9%
  • Club activities, school band concerts
    8%
  • Basketball, football, and softball games
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,008
Free or Reduced Lunch
21%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 62 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 62 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 62 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$37,894
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.9%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 81 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 81 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 81 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$30,816 / year
National
$12,239
99%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 80 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 80 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 80 responses

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