Franklin Benjamin High School



Franklin Benjamin High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Franklin Benjamin High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 182
10 150
11 103
12 111

Franklin Benjamin High School is a public high school of the Philadelphia City School District located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 546 students in grades 9th through 12th. Franklin Benjamin High School is the 468th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 9,955th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 546
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.47

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Franklin Benjamin High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 301
(55%)
20,208
(50%)
 Female 245
(45%)
19,889
(50%)

Franklin Benjamin High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 427
(78%)
22,915
(57%)
 Hispanic 76
(14%)
6,507
(16%)
 Asian 32
(6%)
3,849
(10%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
686
(2%)
 White 4
(1%)
6,063
(15%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
76
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Franklin Benjamin High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 543
(99%)
28,655
(71%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
10,782
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,036
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Franklin Benjamin High School is ranked 89th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Franklin Benjamin High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 37.7%. 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.

Franklin Benjamin High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 922
2006 778
2007 708
2008 626
2009 675
2010 678
2011 592
2012 546

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.8
2007 15.2
2008 13.9
2009 11.8
2010 12.3
2011 14.6
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90347071583514
2006 0.88174807197943
2007 0.88276836158192
2008 0.90095846645367
2009 0.97481481481481
2010 0.97935103244838
2011 0.99493243243243
2012 0.99450549450549

Compare Franklin Benjamin High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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