Ben Franklin Academy

1585 Clifton Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329-0303
Tel: (404)633-7404
Grades: 9-12 | 134 students
As a college preparatory high school, we provide our students with a challenging individualized college preparatory education within a caring community of learners, while advancing the knowledge and methodology of adolescent education through research, curriculum development, innovative learning materials, and publications.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 134 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Ben Franklin Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
83%
Average Class Size 7 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No jeans, collarded shirts and ties on Wednesdays)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $26,000
Tuition Notes We have individualized instruction; a Work/Study program and All-Day Program
% on Financial Aid
10%
Admissions Associate Amy Barnes

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Cross Country, Golf, Ultimate FrisbeeCross CountryGolf,
Ultimate Frisbee

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Debate Club, Drama Club, Game Club, Green Club, Philanthropy Project Debate Club, Drama Club, Game Club, Green Club, Philanthropy Project,

School Notes

  • Just as there is no one description of a BFA student, there are as many paths to BFA and our graduates choose their own path upon graduation. Our students scatter to universities and colleges throughout the world, because they are pursuing their dreams and passions not following the crowd.  
  • Above all our motto, "Esse Quam Videre," inspires everything we do - "to be, rather than to seem to be."  
  • Ben Franklin Academy:  Thrive and Flourish
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