Franklin Benjamin High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
550 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone
(215) 400-7600
District
PHILADELPHIA CITY SD
County
PHILADELPHIA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
420
Classroom Teachers
41

* According to NeighborhoodScout’s research of school performance, Franklin Benjamin High School ranks as one of the bottom 100 worst public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

1

(10 is best)

Better than 2.6% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Franklin Benjamin High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
12%
68%
17%
72%
7%
64%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
10
17
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 140 33.3%
Grade 10 101 24.0%
Grade 11 92 21.9%
Grade 12 87 20.7%
Total 420 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 3.2% 15.0% 67.2%
Black 85.3% 52.6% 15.6%
Hispanic 7.6% 22.7% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.9% 9.3% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.8% 99.9% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.8% 99.9% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 2.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,575,522 12,801,989
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 11,052.2 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.0% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.5% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.4% 27.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.2% 17.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 594,778 5,053,106
Single Parent Households With Children 15.6% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.9% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.6% 31.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.4% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.7% 15.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.9% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.0% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.2% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.1% 13.8%
$15,000 or less 19.7% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,071 $926,668,692 25.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $464 $60,808,128 1.7%
Staff $504 $66,050,208 1.8%
General Administration $469 $61,463,388 1.7%
School Administration $504 $66,050,208 1.8%
Operation $1,553 $203,523,756 5.5%
Transportation $328 $42,985,056 1.2%
Other $490 $64,215,480 1.7%
Total Support $4,312 $565,096,224 15.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $16,704 $2,189,092,608 59.5%
Total Expenditures $28,087 $3,680,857,524 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,896 $15,296,383,825 47.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $754 $1,296,381,368 4.1%
Staff $485 $834,788,761 2.6%
General Administration $407 $700,593,099 2.2%
School Administration $679 $1,166,961,546 3.7%
Operation $1,379 $2,370,760,450 7.4%
Transportation $658 $1,131,007,639 3.5%
Other $502 $863,081,015 2.7%
Total Support $4,864 $8,363,493,792 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,815 $8,279,612,322 25.9%
Total Expenditures $18,575 $31,939,427,199 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%