Benjamin Franklin Intermediate School

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Reviews
23
Grades
6-8
Students
696
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More

Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
30%
State avg: 37%
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English
49%
State avg: 48%
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Science
69%
State avg: 61%
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4/10
Academic progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where their class was last year, compared to students at other schools in the state.

Depending on the school’s test scores, academic progress means different things.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
5/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Filipino
36%
Hispanic
30%
Asian
15%
White
9%
Two or more races
4%
Black
3%
Pacific Islander
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
24 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
629 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
78%
State avg: 91%
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23 Reviews
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Neighborhood
700 Stewart Avenue
Colma, CA 94015
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