P.S. 55 Benjamin Franklin School

450 St Paul's Place, Bronx, NY 10456 | (718) 681-6227
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 709
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 450 St Paul's Pl, Bronx, NY 10456
  • Principal or Admin: Luis Torres
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 709
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 57.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 375 (52.9%)
  • Females: 334 (47.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 55 Benjamin Franklin School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black31344.1%
Asian20.3%
Hispanic39255.3%
White10.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 55 Benjamin Franklin School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten365.1%
Kindergarten10715.1%
1st Grade9713.7%
2nd Grade11716.5%
3rd Grade9513.4%
4th Grade8912.6%
5th Grade9313.1%
Ungraded7510.6%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
4.0%
District:
16.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
44.0%
District:
32.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
21.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
20.0%
District:
28.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for P.S. 55 Benjamin Franklin School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 19, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • mrtorres is nice because me and a boy named maxwell had a fight and mrtorres said hes not gonna subspend use and maxwell was crying mrtorres isint mean at all. from jaileen.j.g to mrtorres
  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 19, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • im in ps55 in the bronx the school is so nice i love it and specialy my teacher msmilton she is nice because i didint know my multiplication or my time ms milton showd me

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