Benjamin Franklin Middle School



Benjamin Franklin Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Franklin Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 241
7 247
8 235
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 15

Benjamin Franklin Middle School is a public high school of the Ridgewood Public Schools located in Ridgewood, NJ. It has 738 students in grades 6th through 10th. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 738
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.7

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Benjamin Franklin Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 375
(51%)
1,212
(50%)
 Male 363
(49%)
1,220
(50%)

Benjamin Franklin Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 520
(70%)
1,712
(70%)
 Asian 129
(17%)
427
(18%)
 Hispanic 63
(9%)
188
(8%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
78
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benjamin Franklin Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 729
(99%)
2,398
(99%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
11
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Benjamin Franklin Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 32.5%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 646
2006 651
2007 670
2008 689
2009 687
2010 689
2011 700
2012 738

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 12.5
2007 13.1
2008 14
2009 16.8
2010 16.4
2011 14
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.023219814241486
2006 0.012288786482335
2007 0.008955223880597
2008 0.011611030478955
2009 0.01018922852984
2010 0.0087082728592163
2011 0.01
2012 0.01219512195122

Compare Benjamin Franklin Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.2%
 
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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