Benjamin Franklin High School

2001 Leon C. Simon Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122 | (504) 286-2600
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 609
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 609 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 3rd out of 290 high schools in LA.
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2003,2009

Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2001 Leon C. Simon Drive, New Orleans, LA 70122
  • Principal or Admin: Carol A Christen
  • Fax: (504) 286-2642
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 609
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 237 (38.9%)
  • Females: 372 (61.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 58 (9.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 124 (20.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 182 (29.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Benjamin Franklin High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black18330.0%
Asian14123.2%
Hispanic142.3%
White27044.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Benjamin Franklin High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade18330.0%
10th Grade17228.2%
11th Grade13622.3%
12th Grade11819.4%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 21%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:79%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 22 Years
  • Average Salary: $49,104
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Benjamin Franklin High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,24516%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$51,60484%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Benjamin Franklin High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 05, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The school is excellant. I feel they do a good job to prepare the students for college. The only problem I've had is that it relies too much on technology as far as notifying parents about school event. I feel notes or reminders should be sent home as well for important dates to remember.

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