Benjamin Franklin High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#55
College Readiness Index
84.8
Math Proficiency
4.6
English Proficiency
3.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 657 Students
  • 39 Teachers

Benjamin Franklin High School
2001 LEON C. SIMON DR
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70122

Phone: (504) 286-2600

District: Orleans Parish

Overview

Benjamin Franklin High School is ranked 1st within Louisiana. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Benjamin Franklin High School is 97 percent. The student body makeup is 38 percent male and 62 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 56 percent. Benjamin Franklin High School is 1 of 10 high schools in the Orleans Parish.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#55
State Rank
#1

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 657
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 56%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 29%
Full-Time Teachers 39

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 99%
Proficient in Math 99%
College Readiness Index 84.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 10
Total Students 6,357
Proficient in English (district average) 58%
Proficient in Math (district average) 62%
College Readiness (district average) 68.3

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