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.
Welcome to the new school year. Many new families are probably looking for options for aftercare for your child. Returning families may be confused by the recent changes in the after school programs. We have lots of options to choose from to extend the school day that include enrichment classes, home work club, school activities like chorus and drama and aftercare, some are fee-based, others are free. Scholarships for the fee-based programs are available.
For information about (before and) aftercare, EEELP, RAP, ASES, and Kinder Bridge click here.
For no fee clubs and fee-based enrichment activities from STAR and home work club from Lango click here.
Staff from GUSD will be holding a community meeting to share information about our new 2-story, 16 classroom building.
The meeting is Thursday, September 4th at 6:00 pm in the auditorium. Get all your questions answered and know what to expect during construction.
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 volunteers for the upcoming Harvest Fest. …
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 …