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C-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    C
Benjamin Franklin School is a public school located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 990 students in grades K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 9% of students are at least proficient in math and 24% in reading.
Address
5735 Rising Sun Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19120
Telephone
(215) 728-5017

Benjamin Franklin School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
24%
Percent Proficient - Math
9%
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Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$36,280
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$868
National
$949
Median Home Value
$123,840
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
990
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,219
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.3%
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I enjoyed my years at Franklin. Going from a blue shirt to a red shirt was a big deal back in the day. The staff and teachers were more like family rather than people standing around teaching. It's a diverse school.
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