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Franklin School

Benjamin Franklin School

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Benjamin Franklin School continues to be the cornerstone of its community, providing a rigorous curriculum and safe environment for all students. Staff strive to work with parents and community partners to provide a learning environment that allows students to thrive intellectually, socially, and physically in their pursuit of lifelong learning. The school is the first educational choice of families. Upon graduation, students are prepared for success in high school, college, and the career of their choice.

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Academic/Social Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

  • Clubs ( Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Girl Scouts, Theater )
  • Extracurricular Activities ( Dance/Poms )

Athletics & Interscholastic Sports

  • Basketball (B/G)
  • Cheerleading
  • Flag Football
  • Physical Education
  • Soccer (B/G)

Before & After School

  • Before School Camp
  • After School Program ( After School Camp, After School Tutoring )

College & Career Programs

  • Project Lead The Way - Engineering

Community Partners

  • Cardinal Strich Nursing Program
  • Children's Hospital
  • Danceworks
  • Fuel Up to Play 60
  • Junior Achievement
  • Mad Hot Ballroom
  • Quarles & Brady
  • Rosalie Manor / Families Unitied
  • Second Step / Steps to Respect
  • Smart Smiles Dental Program

Comprehensive Academic Programs

  • Early Childhood ( AGR, Head Start K3-K4, High/Scope )
  • Physical Education, Health & Wellness ( Human Growth & Development )
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) ( Science Lab )

Fine Arts

  • Art ( Art Classes )
  • Music ( Drum Line, Guitar, Piano, Trombone, Trumpets )
  • Performing Arts ( African Drum, Music )

Health & Wellness

  • Brain Breaks
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
  • Yoga

Mentoring & Interventions

  • Act Now
  • Check In Check Out
  • Restorative Justice

Parent & Family Resources

  • Family Involvement Opportunities
  • Parent Resource Center
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Map & Directions

School Administration

PrincipalSara HmielewskiRegional SuperintendentDr. Carletta NolandSchool Board MemberSequanna TaylorSchool Board District District # 3School Board Member At-LargeBob Peterson

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GradesHS - 8School Hours07:20 AM - 02:20 PMSchool TypeNeighborhoodRegionCentralTransportationProvided within transportation region (walk zone excluded) View Transportation Map

Contact Information

PrincipalSara HmielewskiSchool AddressFRANKLIN ELEMENTARY2308 W NASH STMILWAUKEE WI 53206Phone (414) 875-4400TTY(866)
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