Franklin Benjamin High School

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550 N Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19130

(215) 299-4662

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 678

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Franklin Benjamin High School

I love my school. It's extremely supportive and our principle is the best in Philadelphia. He has really turned our school around. Compared to our surrounding schools, I believe our school stands out. We have excellent programs that keeps student busy and off the streets. Our test scores are truly rising. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/25/10

My son is in his first year there. Already he's been suspended in October for not understanding what a pink slip was and how serious it was if he didn't take it. Tried to have conferences with teachers and counselor, they said they would help him better himself by putting him on probation and getting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/10

This is the school that my kid attends too since nine grade. This school is the best it provides you with the best opportunities in the life of your children.

Posted by a parent on 01/16/10

great school great teachers great programs.

Posted by a parent on 12/08/07

This school is one of the best. My daughters attend one of the only programs in philadelphia Navy rotc . This program has ghanged my daughter's point of view of our country city and state. I encourage parents to review this school and to look out for it because its better than any other neighborhood ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/08/07

As a former student, now transferred to a magnet high school, I find benjamin Franklin HS as a disaster. The school offers very basic classes to students. The academic lags far behind almost every school in the US. Plus, the school has so much students who have no respect at all and disrupt the classes. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/03/07

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Test scores for Franklin Benjamin High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Franklin Benjamin High School
Philadelphia City School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Philadelphia schools — Franklin Benjamin High School is located at 550 N Broad St, Philadelphia PA 19130. 550 N Broad St is in the 19130 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Franklin Benjamin High School is the Philadelphia City School District. Franklin Benjamin High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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