Franklin Benjamin School

5735 Rising Sun Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19120 | (215) 728-5017
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,040
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3 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,040 elementary school students from grades KG-8
  • Ranks 757th out of 875 middle schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Making Progress in Corrective Action 1
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Roslyn Sample Greene
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,040
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 62.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 490 (47.1%)
  • Females: 491 (47.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 95 (9.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 718 (69.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 813 (78.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Franklin Benjamin School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black68465.8%
Asian464.4%
Hispanic21220.4%
White373.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Franklin Benjamin School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten10910.5%
1st Grade11911.4%
2nd Grade11611.2%
3rd Grade12311.8%
4th Grade938.9%
5th Grade10810.4%
6th Grade12411.9%
7th Grade11511.1%
8th Grade13312.8%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
86.1%
District:
80.0%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Dropout Rate
School:
1.6%
District:
4.1%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

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1 review for Franklin Benjamin School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 16, 2007
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The student/teacher ratio is NOT 21 to 1. This school is extremely overcrowded. The ratio is more like; 31 to 1. There are way too many students walking the hallways and fights are always breaking out either in the lunch room or in the school yard. Franklin does NOT have the sufficient aides for the students. The children are very disrespectful to parents who enter the building as also, security is HORRIBLE.

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