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Ben Franklin Academy

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1585 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329 404-633-7404


Grades 9–12

Total number of students 125

Founded 1987

Students of color 16%

Average class size individualized instruction; 2.5:1 student-teacher ratio

Religious affiliation none

Seniors with National Merit recognition data NA

Language(s) offered Chinese, French, German, classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Annual tuition $24,500–$33,600

Students receiving financial aid 18%

Class size expands in 9, 10

Uniform no

Bus transportation no

Teacher retention rate 97% (last 3 years)

Number of AP courses offered 23

Students scoring 3+ on AP exams data NA

Varsity sports cross-country, golf, Ultimate

Division GHSA class A

Number of art studios 1

High school theater productions per year 2

Musical ensembles 2

Annual applications per opening 5

High School, Private

Tuition Key

$  Less than $10K
$$  $10,000 to 16,999
$$$  $17,000 to 20,000
$$$$  More than $20K

As tuition frequently varies by grade level, a school's highest possible tuition is considered.