welcome to benjamin franklin 

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 Feasibility Study Information
Updated on 05/04/2022
The Binghamton City School District has been evaluating the current and future use of the district's 10 school buildings, taking into account building conditions, enrollment trends, transportation and building capacity. 
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BCSD Seeks Stakeholder Input for Strategic Plan
Updated on 05/03/2022
This spring, the Binghamton City School District will embark on the exciting journey of determining what the future looks like for BCSD over the next five years through our strategic planning process. We need input from our stakeholders so that we can make the best possible decisions for the future of our district. 
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EMS Students Participate in Kids CAN Build Challenge
Updated on 05/02/2022
A team from EMS participated in this year's great "Kids CAN Build Project." The students created a nine foot structure in the shape of the middle school. The structure used 3,088 cans and was dedicated in loving memory to Aliza Spencer.  
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Teacher Sites


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Timothy Ames
Brian Whalen

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