Benjamin Franklin High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
81.4
Algebra Proficiency
3.0
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 730 Students
  • 37 Teachers

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

Phone: (504) 286-2600

District: Orleans Parish

Overview

At Benjamin Franklin High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Benjamin Franklin High School is 94 percent. The student body makeup is 41 percent male and 59 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 59 percent. Benjamin Franklin High School is 1 of 7 high schools in the Orleans Parish.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 730
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 59%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 30%
Full-Time Teachers 37

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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 95%
Proficient in Algebra 95%
College Readiness Index 81.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School Yes
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 7
Total Students 6,228
Proficient in English (district average) 91%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 81%
College Readiness (district average) 26.2

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Benjamin Franklin High School is 1 of 7 schools in the Orleans Parish.

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