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Benjamin Franklin High School for Finance & Information Technology

Overview written by the school: BFIT is committed to providing students with the skills to become college and career ready. Through a rich curriculum and exposure to the diversity of NYC and its opportunities, students will benefit from real world opportunities to communicate, collaborate, and solve problems. Students are held to high expectations to demonstrate the level of professionalism and academic responsibility required to be 21st leaders.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 100% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 100% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 100% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 100% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 100% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Benjamin Franklin High School for Finance & Information Technology
Code: Q73A
Program description: Accounting, Business, Finance, Web Design, Graphic Design, Programming, and Information Technology.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 91
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 651
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 105
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Activities

Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): No data
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 413
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:53pm
Grades 2020: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP Statistics, AP English Language and Composition
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Dress Code,Extended Day Program,Health Center,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Uniform,Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Q
NTA: Cambria Heights
Neighborhood: Cambria Heights
Campus name: Campus Magnet Educational Campus
School Number: Q490
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 413
Council district: 27
Census tract: 53401
BIN: 4238003
BBL: 4110490001

About Benjamin Franklin High School for Finance & Information Technology

Contacts

Address: 207- 01 116th Avenue, Cambria Heights NY 11411 (40.698786,-73.74633)
Latitude: 40.697819
Longitude: -73.745728
Phone number: 718-276-0150
Fax number: 718-276-4725
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://franklin.fit/
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Q27, Q4, Q77, Q83, X64

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District Borough Number: 
29Q313
Academic opportunities: 

Industry Recognized IT Certifications: Adobe Photoshop, IC3 (Internet Computing Core Certification), Microsoft Office & Certifications in Finance

Advanced Placement Courses: English Literature & Composition and US History

CUNY College Now through Queens College, Project PRIZE (College & Career Readiness), College Counseling, Advisory & Internships throughout NYC

iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning. After-School tutoring Monday-Thursday

CTE program(s): Academy of Information Technology (NYSED-Approved), Academy of Finance

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