Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

2440 North Summit Ave, Decatur, IL 62526 | (217) 424-3220
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 285
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2440 N Summit Ave, Decatur, IL 62526
  • Principal or Admin: Rebecca Johnston
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Decatur School District 61
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,385
  • Graduation Rate: 61.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.1%
  • Students Per Teacher: 18.9
  • Enrolled Students: 9,251

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 285
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 133 (46.7%)
  • Females: 119 (41.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black11540.4%
Asian--
Hispanic--
White13748.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten4214.7%
1st Grade4214.7%
2nd Grade4816.8%
3rd Grade4315.1%
4th Grade3311.6%
5th Grade4917.2%
6th Grade289.8%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
District:
91.3%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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