welcome to benjamin franklin 

Located on the southeast side of the city, Benjamin Franklin serves approximately 400Franklin by the numbers 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
Gerardo Lewis, Assistant Principal
P: (607) 762-8340

District News

Franklin to Host Parent Engagement Night
Updated on 09/26/2022
Ben Franklin Elementary School will welcome families to a Parent Engagement Night on Wednesday, Sept. 28.  
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Giants Name Vaughn Labor Coach of the Week
Updated on 09/13/2022
The New York Giants and Gatorade have selected BHS Coach Vaughn Labor as the Lou Rettino High School Coach of the Week for Week 1 of the 2022 season. 
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Student Connor Race and Team Climb for a Cause
Updated on 09/13/2022
MacArthur Elementary fourth grader Connor Race knows firsthand that you're never too small to make a big difference.  
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