About This School
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs. See Benjamin Franklin Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School had an API growth score of 802 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Benjamin Franklin Elementary School's 2012 base score was 778 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Reviews
Franklin Elementary School earned Magnet School status this year (2011) and is a Dual Language Immersion School, offering Spanish, German and Italian programs. It boasts many after-school extracurricular activities and a very involved parent group. A great school with wonderful, caring teachers.