BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL

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2001 LEON C SIMON DR
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70122
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Phone: 504-286-2600
School Information
  • School Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Orleans Parish School Board
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 225
  • Number Students: 900
  • Number Teachers: 35
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6003
  • Poverty Level: 30 PERCENT OR MORE
  • Principal: Mr Daniel Casey
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (5014 ratings)
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    School Reviews (122 Reviews)
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    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-04-01
    "the majority of the teachers at franklin genuinely want to help their students succeed, and will go above and beyond to ensure they do."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-04-01
    "This school has pros and cons like any other school. There is at least one, sometimes more than one, teacher who does not know how to teach or does not know the information required to teach, does not grade fairly, or does not respect students' opinions and thoughts. However, the curriculum and environment is a challenging one and the competitiveness among students has pushed me to work harder than I would in a noncompetitive environment. The school is also the most diverse school I have ever been to which is the best part because I have met so many different people."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-04-01
    "The curriculum is rigorous and challenging, but the work is rewarding. I feel like I am constantly accessing new knowledge and gaining perspective and critical thinking abilities."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-03-01
    "I really enjoy Ben Franklin because the school is so diverse, and I am exposed to so many different cultures."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-03-01
    "Although it has its cons, I love this school! The environment, being around other intelligent kids has challenged me and motivated me to work much harder. It makes me feel bad when I see all these over-achievers around me. There are a lot of clubs and organizations and school events, and I've made many friends and felt more comfortable expressing myself at this school compared to my previous one. I love the diversity of the student body at this school too; it makes me feel not so ostracized. I feel like I'm growing into a better person because of this high school. My only complaint is the quality of some of the teachers, and some of the administration, who are not the most organized and don't communicate with the students very well."
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