Benjamin Franklin Senior High School



Benjamin Franklin Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Franklin Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 12
7 13
8 0
9 379
10 432
11 277
12 302

Benjamin Franklin Senior High School is a public high school of the Los Angeles Unified School District located in Los Angeles, CA. It has 1,415 students in grades 6th through 12th. Benjamin Franklin Senior High School is the 665th largest public high school in California and the 3,712th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,415
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,712th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 665th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,270th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 764th out of 2,608

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Benjamin Franklin Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 736
(52%)
106,091
(51%)
 Female 679
(48%)
100,811
(49%)

Benjamin Franklin Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,283
(91%)
154,139
(74%)
 Asian 76
(5%)
12,770
(6%)
 White 28
(2%)
17,880
(9%)
 Black 14
(1%)
17,936
(9%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
526
(0%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
3,003
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
648
(0%)

Benjamin Franklin Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,065
(75%)
139,457
(67%)
 Not Eligible 202
(14%)
44,765
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 148
(10%)
22,680
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benjamin Franklin Senior High School is ranked 311th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Franklin Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Benjamin Franklin Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3275
2006 2937
2007 2731
2008 2646
2009 2514
2010 2258
2011 1862
2012 1682
2013 1520
2014 1460
2015 1415

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 19.4
2007 16.5
2008 21.7
2009 25.4
2010 N/A
2011 23.4
2012 24.3
2013 24.6
2014 26
2015 26.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76152671755725
2006 0.77732379979571
2007 0.74880995972171
2008 0.71806500377929
2009 0.77645186953063
2010 0.69530558015943
2011
2012 0.60047562425684
2013 0.88092105263158
2014 0.71438356164384
2015 0.85724381625442

Compare Benjamin Franklin Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,650.0% 26.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.7%
 

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