Classical Education is the most proven form of education that has produced the greatest thinkers and leaders in Western Civilization - from the Greeks to America’s Founding Fathers. In classical education, subjects are taught as part of a whole instead of isolated pieces of information, allowing for deeper connections between subject material. Click "Learn More" to continue reading about Classical Education.
Benjamin Franklin High School exists to develop and elevate the minds and character of its students. The driving purposes of the athletic program at BFHS is to practice and perfect virtue, and ennoble the heart on the field of competition - inspiring athletes, competitors, and spectators alike to be strong in mind, body and soul. Our High School Sports participate in the AIA, and our Jr. High Sports participate in the Desert Middle School Athletic League.
The mission of the Benjamin Franklin Fine Arts Department is to cultivate and develop student’s artistic ability and love of the arts. Creative involvement in the visual and performing arts gives balance to the classical academic curriculum. The fine arts curriculum challenges students to think creatively, encourages cooperation and collaboration, and enables students to learn about and produce art that is truly beautiful.
Some of our students, teachers, and parents shared what their experience has been like at Benjamin Franklin Charter School.
We are a tuition-free, "A" rated public charter school with no attendance boundaries. Interested in learning how to become a part of the Franklin Family? Click on "Learn More" below.
Are you a current Charger Family looking for helpful links and resources for your students? Please visit our Family Resources section, which includes a link to FamilyLink, our Teacher Websites, Parent Handbooks, and more!
We were ranked in the Top 5% of all AZ High Schools based on U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best Arizona High Schools list.
We rank in the Top 10% of Charter High Schools in the entire nation based on U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best Charter High Schools list.
We offer 15 different Advanced Placement courses for high school students.
52 out of our 137 graduates, graduated with Academic Honors of Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, or Summa Cum Laude in 2020.
The Class of 2020 earned just over $1 million in scholarships.
100% of Graduating Seniors had plans for after graduation.