The Benjamin School

11000 Ellison Wilson Road
North Palm Beach, FL 33408-0334
Tel: (561)472-3451
Grades: NS-12 | 1081 students
At The Benjamin School, we see a multitude of talents in each child and join with parents to discover, nurture, apply and celebrate each student`s unique gifts.
Beginning with our 3-year-old program and continuing through Upper School, we offer a wide range of possibilities for students across broad horizons.
In addition to our strong academic program, the School encourages involvement in the visual, performing and creative arts and in a robust athletic program.
Each year, 100% of our seniors are accepted into many of the nation`s most prestigious colleges and universities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1960

Student Body

Total Students 1081 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade The Benjamin School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 143 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 23 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Comparative Government, Computer Science, English Language, English Literature, European History, French Language, Human Geography, Macro Economics, Mandarin Chinese, Micro Economics, Music Theory, Photography, Physics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, U.S. Government, U.S. History
Average SAT score 1778
Average ACT score 27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniform - khakis and uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1
Tuition Notes The tuition range for the 2016-2017 school year is $7825- $28200
% on Financial Aid
19%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,691
Acceptance Rate
92%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mary Lou Primm
Admissions Associate Cherie Fromson

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Over 35 Clubs/Organizations Over 35 Clubs/Organizations,

School Notes

  • Children begin their educational journey in Benjamin`s Lower School, Grades PK3-5. In core academic subjects, as well as in art, music, world languages and physical education, faculty focus intensely on children`s individual talents-encouraging them to be the best version of themselves. In the classroom and on the playground, we help students develop their individual voices so that they learn to advocate for themselves.
  • Benjamin`s Middle School, encompassing grades 6 through 8, is a comprehensive experience academically, athletically and artistically. Our dedicated faculty facilitates a culture of success. Through a wide range of interdisciplinary projects, class trips and extra-curricular clubs and sports, students learn to work both independently and on teams.
  • The Benjamin School offers the quintessential Upper School experience for students in grades 9 through 12, with a plethora of opportunities in the classroom, on the playing field, in the studio and on the stage. Students are encouraged to explore the full range of their talents, developing their passions as well as exploring new interests and outlets. Upper School unquestionably prepares students for the demands of college and the rigors of 21st-century careers and citizenship. Students graduate as well-rounded individuals who are equal parts independent, collaborative, fearless and self-directed.
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The average acceptance rate in North Palm Beach, FL is 72% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).