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WHAT'S YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO THIS SCHOOL?
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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Not enough (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Very effective (1 response)
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Currently, most people answered Teacher (1 response)
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There are 16 reviews about all of the school topics.

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Benjamin Franklin Elementary School 5

Posted July 14, 2016
- a parent
Great teachers, school district invests heavily in its infrastructure and technology; Parents are HIGHLY involved with the school, their children and school activiities, every resource imaginable is available to the kids that attend this school; This is a great school, but it is up to you, the parent, to make sure your kid leverages all the opportunities;

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School 5

Posted August 08, 2012
- a parent
I am a parent to two children at this school and Ben Franklin does an excellent job in educating my children. They have a varied curriculum and have both an accelerated program and extra help for those who need it. I have had experience with both and can not say enough good things about each of the programs (advanced, main, and extra help). I feel that the school does an excellent job of creating a great learning environment and helping the parents and other family members feel part of the school community as well.


Benjamin Franklin Elementary School 5

Posted August 02, 2012
- a parent
Ben Franklin is an amazing school with wonderful, compassionate staff. My children receive tremendous support and I'm so glad we moved to this building. Definitely the best elementary school in Glen Ellyn.

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School 5

Posted April 15, 2012
- a parent
there is a reason why this school does so well in statewide test comparisons. they have a well researched, top notch curriculum with teachers that care deeply about their students.

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School 1

Posted January 10, 2012
- a parent
I agree with the reviewer below who said the school lacks the ability to teach each child as an individual. Even with small class size, my children are not getting the attention they need to be reaching their potential. My two children were working well-above average before attending Ben Franklin. One of the kids who was doing above-average work has been flagged this year as needing extra help in reading but the choice was to either be placed in a low reading group where all of the students were performing way below him or being in the classroom, sitting waiting for help if he can't figure out a word. First and second graders, in a class of twenty kids to one teacher need some hand holding at times. Seems there are no extra hands to hold here. Very disappointed in our school and we moved to Glen Ellyn for the schools. We were totally scammed. Whoever wrote the review dated 9/18/2009 must be a real estate agent.


Benjamin Franklin Elementary School 1

Posted January 09, 2012
- a parent
This school lacks the ability to teach each child as an individual. The teachers, administration and support staff all cite their lack of overcrowding as reasons for not being able to support the individual needs of each child.

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
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Posted September 18, 2009
- a parent
Ben Franklin is touted as being one of the best in Glen Ellyn for good reason. Great teachers. Realtors use getting into Ben Franklin as a reason to buy property in that district!

Nearby schools

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
350 Bryant Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL  60137
(630) 790-6400
Last modified Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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