BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL

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2001 LEON C SIMON DR
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70122
School Information
  • School Rating: 0
  • 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: 187.5
  • Number Students: 750
  • Number Teachers: 35
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6773
  • Poverty Level: 30 PERCENT OR MORE
  • Principal: Dr Patrick Widhalm
  • 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 (5568 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (157 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-09-01
    "The environment is overall welcoming, and students are offered many resources. However, the one small issue I would want to fix is the new phone policy that only permits phone usage before school, during lunch, and after school. I understand there are reasons, but most students find being able to use a phone for school purposes useful."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-09-01
    "Benjamin Franklin gave me the challenge and rigor I was hoping for. I believe that is very accurately preparing me for college. The workload could be damaging to my mental health at times, but the pros outweigh the cons."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-08-01
    "Hard work but worth it. Teachers there are very passionate about their subjects and the classes are interesting."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-07-01
    "While attending Benjamin Franklin High school I enjoyed my experience. I indulged myself in a supportive academic environment and the sports that were available to me. I would recommend school to anyone who wishes to enjoy school or wants their child to have a great high school experience."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-07-01
    "Being a student at Benjamin Franklin is difficult, without a doubt. However, it is all worth it when you realize through self-evaluation essays how much you have grown as a person and as an intellectual. What sets Franklin apart is its diversity; meeting different types of people with different perspectives and lifestyles gives us students a glimpse of the real world and teaches how to thrive in complexity and uncertainty."
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