PROFICIENCY 42% 9% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
47%Los Angeles

Benjamin Franklin Senior High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in Los Angeles, CA. There are a total of 1,460 students and 56 teachers at Benjamin Franklin Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 944 free lunch students and 99 reduced lunch students.

Benjamin Franklin Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.5%, which is 9% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch944
Reduced lunch99


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment355
Taking some courses289
Taking some courses (not tests)73
Passing some courses23
Passing no courses256

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Benjamin Franklin Senior High, there are a total of 355 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 289 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School54%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Benjamin Franklin Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 1.3% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.6% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 89.8% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.1% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Los Angeles demographics profile

StatisticLos AngelesCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)8,36223291
Median age35.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English40%56%79%
Speak Spanish43%29%13%

Education level achieved in Los Angeles

IndexLos AngelesCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade75.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Benjamin Franklin Senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.