Celebrating 60 years, Franklin is consistently recognized as the top performing public high school in our state, and among the best in the nation. This is the result of outstanding faculty engaging nearly 1,000 of our city's best students in a rigorous curriculum with a strong, diverse community of learners. The school employs nearly 100 people who make Franklin a great school.
Franklin, founded in 1957, consistently scores as Louisiana's top performing high school by the Louisiana Department of Education, and as a top high school nationally by various reports. The curriculum is taught at honors, gifted/talented, and Advance Placement levels. Annually, students take approximately 1,000 AP exams and more than 80% score a 3, 4, or, 5. One hundred percent gain admission to colleges and universities in Louisiana, the United States, and Internationally. The school is selective admissions, and considers its socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural diversity as one of its strengths. To that end, faculty and staff are engaged in work to understand and actualize the potential of each student with a commitment to equity and inclusion.
Benjamin Franklin High School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, genetic information, marital status or association with a protected individual. The School offers a competitive salary & benefits package.