The Benjamin School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (561)472-3451
  • 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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students1081 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeThe Benjamin School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers143 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses23 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, 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 score1270
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(uniform - khakis and uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1
Tuition NotesThe 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 DirectorMary Lou Primm
Admissions AssociateCherie Fromson

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBaseball, 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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School Reviews

5  6/12/2017
My daughter has been at Benjamin for 6 years and has one year of Middle School left before she will attend the Upper School. Benjamin has given her safe and happy environment to become her own person. Her teachers are available for extra help if needed. The skills classes with emphasis on bullying, drugs, social media etc staring in grade 4/5 are excellent. Athletics are required for one sport and build friendships thru grades 6-8. I cannot imagine my daughter at any other school.
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