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Benjamin Franklin High School for Finance & Information Technology

Overview written by the school: Our mission is to provide young men and women with the foundations for success in college and for careers in information technology (IT) and finance. We support students' growth and learning while providing strong foundations and preparation for college and professional life. As a CTE school, we nurture and support our students while providing rich, industry-approved coursework and recognized certification in the fields of IT and finance. Our students graduate with the 21st century skills to achieve success in any educational pursuit as active citizens and advocates for their community.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 80% (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: 86% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 73% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.

Percentage of Students Safe: 73% 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: Open

Seats 9 GE: 92
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 687
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 123
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8

Seats 10: Yes
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): Accounting Club, Drama Club, Gaming/Coding Club, Literacy Club, Music Club, Sports Club, Student Government, The Future Project Dream Team, Travel Club, Work-Based Learning
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: 389
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 3:23pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Queens
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
Latitude: 40.697819
Longitude: -73.745728
Phone number: 718-276-0150
Fax number: 718-276-4725
School email: [email protected]
Website: 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 Finance, Academy of Information Technology

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