Benjamin Franklin High School



Benjamin Franklin High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Franklin 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
9 242
10 212
11 186
12 154

Benjamin Franklin High School is a public high school of the Orleans Parish School District located in New Orleans, LA. It has 794 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benjamin Franklin High School is the 104th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 7,320th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.9 to 1.

Total Students: 794
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.83

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Benjamin Franklin High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 474
(60%)
3,506
(55%)
 Male 320
(40%)
2,912
(45%)

Benjamin Franklin High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 309
(39%)
1,294
(20%)
 Black 245
(31%)
4,418
(69%)
 Asian 144
(18%)
324
(5%)
 Two or More 50
(6%)
149
(2%)
 Hispanic 45
(6%)
224
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Benjamin Franklin High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 552
(70%)
2,861
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 183
(23%)
3,199
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(7%)
358
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benjamin Franklin High School is ranked 218th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Franklin High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 57.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 628
2007 548
2008 563
2009 609
2010 657
2011 730
2012 794

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 13.7
2007 11.9
2008 12.2
2009 15.5
2010 17
2011 20
2012 19.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.44585987261146
2007 0.42518248175182
2008 0.25399644760213
2009 0.29885057471264
2010 0.28614916286149
2011 0.2958904109589
2012 0.30478589420655

Compare Benjamin Franklin High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 

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