Benjamin Franklin Middle School

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605 Campbell St

Valparaiso, IN 46385

(219) 531-3020

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Benjamin Franklin Middle School

I attended Ben Franklin for both 6th and 7th grade, and then moved to the west coast before 8th grade. What I have found out is how great the education in Valparaiso really was. BF offers many honors classes that allow students to learn at a faster pace, which cannot be found where I live. The sporting ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/05/15

the environment at this school is amazing i am now a junoir in highschool and i live in south carolina but theres no other school like Ben Franklin.

Posted by a student on 12/20/07

I'm in seventh grade this year and i love this school. the teachers and principals always make sure you are involved in one way or another. it's wonderful here!

Posted by a student on 02/01/07

I'm in the eighth grade and recently moved far from B.F. I had no idea how lucky I was at B.F. B.F. is challenging and fun all at once. I wish I was still there, because This school ROCKS!:)

Posted by a former student on 01/07/07

BF is a great school to go to. BF makes sure that every student gets involved. The programs that they have set up are excellent. The education of students is the best I've ever seen. We spend thousands of dollars in extracurricular activities and we are the top school overall; in my opinion that is. ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 10/09/06

Ben Franklin is a great school if you are the type of parents that does not like to get involved. Some of the teachers there are wonderful. Others should have left years ago. Good Luck!

Posted by a parent on 06/06/06

My 7th grade son enjoys his classes and teachers at BF. The core of the academic programming is very strong. My son is challenged and enriched with the opportunities and education provided to him. He is especially delighted with his foreign language class and teacher, Heir Holt. He enjoys band and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/26/04

I'm a BF student in the 8th grade and have been here for 2 years. The education is excellent, and the majourity of the teachers are creative and inspriring while a few should have retired by now. The athletics are excellent, along with many extracurriculars. Drug problems are evident in every school, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/03/04

I went to this school for 6th through 8th grade. The teachers were great and supportive as well as all of the administrative staff. It is common knowledge that kids today are experimenting with drugs and alcohol at an earlier age than they were 10 years ago. I think it is to be expected that there will ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 09/28/04

all three of my children were in classes of 25 to 33 from 1993 until two years ago. All of my children had trouble in this school. My daughter was the ideal bachalaureat student, my oldest son had and LD and later discovered phyc disorder which was treatable but ignored for which the school had to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/22/04

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Test scores for Benjamin Franklin Middle School

ISTEP+* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
Valparaiso Community Schools
* In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

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Valparaiso schools — Benjamin Franklin Middle School is located at 605 Campbell St, Valparaiso IN 46385. 605 Campbell St is in the 46385 ZIP code in Valparaiso, IN The school district for Benjamin Franklin Middle School is the Valparaiso Community Schools. Benjamin Franklin Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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