Benjamin Franklin Elementary

Benjamin Franklin Elementary Mathematics and Science School, also known as "Baby Ben" is an open-enrollment K-8 school with a focus on Math and Science. We are located in Uptown New Orleans with grades K to 5th housed on the Jefferson Avenue Campus and grades 6th to 8th on the Nashville Avenue Campus.

Baby Ben is a learning community that seizes every opportunity to enrich the lives of its students, as well as those of faculty, staff, parents, and community. BFE students are intelligent, motivated and driven by excellence. We have a sense of community and family, serving a diverse population from all backgrounds.

The energetic sense of purpose in the hallways and the enthusiastic, engaging classrooms are well known trademarks of our school. Gifted students, students with disabilities and general education students all learn and thrive in a caring and inclusive environment. Our motto, "Beyond Expectations' carries through-out our school environment with a sense of pride and accomplishment in all that we do.