The Benjamin Franklin Elementary Foundation has been awarded a $1 Million grant from the competitive Prop 84 Urban Greening Grant Program for Sustainable Communities. The plan for Franklin will significantly improve our campus and community by transforming it from a sea of asphalt into a vibrant, sustainable, shaded environment that not only students, but the neighborhood can enjoy and benefit from. Construction for our new sustainable campus will be concurrent with the construction of our new building.
On this page you find every kind of volunteer opportunity we have at Franklin. You need a recent (within 6 mos.), clean tuberculosis test if helping in the classroom or with students during the school day or as part of an after school club.
The BFEF needs someone to help sell spirit wear …
Information about Franklin Immersion Programs
Classes are taught by fully credentialed bilingual teachers and adhere to California state and national standards in all subjects. The FLAG/Spanish, FLAG/Italian, FLAG/German, and now FLAG/French programs at Franklin Elementary follows the 90/10 model.
90/10 Dual Immersion
In dual language immersion programs students learn to speak, read, and write in English …