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Franklin Report CardLocated on the southeast side of the city, Benjamin Franklin serves approximately 450 students each year. Offering pre-kindergarten programs for ages 3 and 4, through grade 5, our school also supports the district offices for Early Childhood and parenting, and serves the community through a school-based health care clinic.

We are proud to be a neighborhood school in a community with a strong commitment to education and collaboration. Just take a look at a number of items we have accomplished by clicking on the report card to the right.  Each and everyday Franklin’s staff members work to build strong relationships with our students and parents. Our focus continues to be what is best for our students!

If you have any questions, or thoughts to share, please do not ever hesitate to contact us directly. Our door is always open. Thank you for your continued support of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School.
“If we believe it, we will achieve it!”

Kyle Skinner, Principal
Kelly Bough, Assistant Principal
P: (607) 762-8340

District News

BCSD Chromebook Distribution
Updated on 09/02/2020
Binghamton City School District Chromebook Distribution: Students and families are asked to pick up devices according to the following schedule: 
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BCSD Pre-K Schedule for 2020-2021
Updated on 09/02/2020
The Binghamton City School District’s pre-K classrooms will begin with full remote instruction for all students on Sept. 14. In-person instruction will begin on Oct. 5, and follow the below schedule: 
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BCSD to reopen remotely in September
Updated on 08/19/2020
At the Aug. 18 Board of Education meeting, the Binghamton City School District Board of Education adopted a change to the school calendar, moving all Superintendents Conference Days to the first full week in September. The first day of student instruction will be Monday, Sept. 14, beginning with full remote instruction for all students. 
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Timothy Ames
Brian Whalen