Students enrolled 105
Hours 7:45 - 2:12
School leader Gregory Smet
Transportation options no info
District Anaheim City
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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521 West Water Street
Anaheim, CA 92805

(714) 517-8905
(714) 517-9230
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4 stars
Based on 12 ratings

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September 12, 2014
My son is currently attending this school and is in kindergarten, his teacher this year is great. She goes above and beyond for her students. Ive never had any issues with the principal (who greets me every morning) or the front office girls. i think this is a great school. we love you Mrs.Alegre!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2014
My child was two minutes tardy to school today. He had to stand in a long line of students that were late to school. When I gave the Principal my child s name, he assumed I gave him a derivative of the name and not the actual name. I know my own child s name; I don t need a stranger correcting me and telling me my child s name. Further, when I gave him the teacher s name he annunciated the name and emphasized the consonants, as if I had mispronounced the name. Again, I did not mispronounce the teacher s last name. These are example of micro-inequities, and having the educational background that he has, he should be ashamed of himself. I am very disappointed to see that even though he seems nice, on the surface, there are clearly deep rooted prejudices.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2014
My son started kinder and he love Franklin school the staff, teachers and principal. Great school and on of the best school in the district .

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2013
Not only did I attend Benjamin Franklin Elementary School some 30+ years ago, but so did my son who is now in junior high. My daughter also just started kindergarten at Franklin this week and I'd have to say the school is just as good now as it ever was, in fact it's considerably better and continues to improve! I

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2012
Franklin is a great elementary school that allows parents to be involved with every aspect of their childrens education. I feel so proud of all that the principal and teachers have done to make my son be successful in school. I have been so impressed that I now volunteer often to help them as well as my son. Keep up the great work Franklin!

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2012
A seven is a great rating but in my opinion this school should be given a 10++ given that it is located in a more ethnically diverse demographic. We may not be ranked as high as schools in Anaheim Hills or Nohl Ranch but the fact that we're right up there slightly behind them in ranking is a true testiment to what dedicated teachers and staff that this school has. The teachers here are a true extension of us parents...yes they care that much. This school is amazing and I am proud that my son attends this distinguished school.

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2012
This school has great teachers. It has made several changes in the past couple of years, but it still remains strong. Their GATE program gives students an amazing opportunity to strive for higher goals. Its one of the best elementary schools around.

- submitted by a community member
July 29, 2011
I am very proud of my daughters attending Franklin Elementary. Teachers are very dedicated and also the personnel who are always looking forward better ways to improve academically.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2011
My son has ADHD, I think the principal and her staff need to be train in how to deal with students who have ADHD. This has been the worst year ever for my son in this school. I very disatified in the way the prinicipal handles student situations.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2010
On several occasions the front office personnel have been quite rude. They lack courtesy for guests of this school. It is disappointing to see them have such contempt. This contempt though reflects their integrity and so I feel sorry for them. I would say they need to step up their game since other schools in this district are at the top of their game in welcoming the public and guests. May I suggest for them workshops in basic customer service?

- submitted by a community member
August 29, 2010
My son has special needs. The administration and teachers are incredibly dedicated, patient, professional and supportive in helping my son achieve his potential here. I could not have found a better environment for him to excel. I cannot express my degree of appreciation.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 07, 2010
Franklin is the highest scoring school in ACSD for many reasons. Great teachers, parent involvement, great administration past and present and students who want to be the best. As a parent and past student I am very proud that my daughter is a Franklin Flyer.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2010
The parents are always interested in what the kids are doing, the teachers communicate with the parents....it's really a very well orchestrated set up. We are about to receive our California Distinguished Award and we have received Title 1 for the second year in a row. We are proud of the achievements that we have accomplished with the kids, the staff as a whole, and the parents...

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 14, 2009
My son is very happy...the teachers and parents are working really good..Now we are the best school in the district..and will be forever ...Thanks.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 05, 2009
Thanks to all the parents who have posted the reviews about our school. What you have expressed means so much to me and the rest of the staff. All of our parents are the best! You play a big role in our success and we wouldn't be able to do it without you! FRANKLIN PARENT ROCK!

- submitted by a teacher
no rating September 04, 2009
Aamzing school with great teachers who are a family. Students are happy and so are the teachers. The best school ni the district and their test scores prove it!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 13, 2009
Franklin is great. My son has autism and he has a great educational team who are meeting his needs Beth

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 12, 2009
Great school, great teachers. My son is in Kinder and he is already learning math and reading at a high level.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 30, 2008
I have two daughters that attend your school, and I love their teachers. I am just happy that there are some teachers that still care.

- submitted by a parent
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Franklin (Benjamin) Elementary School
521 West Water Street, Anaheim, CA  92805
(714) 517-8905
Last modified Franklin (Benjamin) Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Franklin (Benjamin) Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews.