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Archived Announcements

"Cabrini Tops Ben Franklin in a Game Painted in Pink -- and Sportsmanship" 

Watch the Livestream of the State of the School Address

Benjamin Franklin High School Announces QuestBridge Match With Stanford

"Schneckenburger Students Learn Importance of STEM Education"

Ben Franklin Again Named No. 1 Public School in Louisiana

Winter SySTEMics Registration

Benjamin Franklin High School Celebrates National Merit Semifinalists

"Ben Franklin High School in New Orleans Sees Largest Enrollment in History"

"How Technology Use Affects Teens' Mental Health -- and How Schools Are Trying to Help"

Ben Franklin High School Welcomes Record Number of Students

"Meet Barry Ashe, the Newest Federal Judge in New Orleans"


Renowned LSU Basketball Coach Dale Brown to Speak to Franklin Community

Benjamin Franklin High School Kicks Off New Year of Its Celebrated Gateway Program

"Tania Tetlow: Loyola's New President"

"A Hurricane Katrina evacuee received an honorary diploma from the high school he never got to graduate from"

"Ben Franklin, NOCCA alum gets full ride to Berklee College of Music in Boston"

"New Orleans-area Girl Scouts earn Gold Awards"

#1 High School in Louisiana--

2018 US News & World Reports

#1 Best Public High School in Louisiana--2018 Niche Best Schools

"Not 1, Not 2, But 5 Ben Franklin Students Score Perfect 36 on the ACT"

"He's just 14. He's in the ninth grade. Could this kid have the plan to make you a millionaire?"

17 National Merit Semifinalists and 

16 National Merit Commended Scholars

"Ben Franklin Senior Earns Perfect ACT and SAT Scores" 

"Angel Williams of Ben Franklin wins long jump at Sugar Bowl Track and Field Classic"

2018-2019 Course Catalog

Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony

2018 Spring Concert Video

"High Schooler Taking a Kick at Gender Norms"

Emma Cho on WGNO Discussing Her Greater New Orleans Science & Engineering Fair Project

"Kirsten Brown's Hat Trick Powers Dominant Playoff Victory"

"Ben Franklin Student Enlists Wendell Pierce For His First Feature Film"

"Stock Answers? At 14, Ben Levy is Ready to Teach Kids and Adults Alike How to Play the Market"

Imani Edwards '18--Inside the Franklin Math Department

"Compare 2017 School Performance Scores for New Orleans Schools"

Open House was October 5--

Applications are now being accepted

Spectrum--Musical Theater Through the Decades--November 10-11

"Ben Franklin's Jodee Pulizzano Earns 801st Career Volleyball Win with Sweep of Lusher

Spirit Week Information

Peter Pan Showings are Oct 20-21

Oct 21 LSU @ Ole Miss Game Watch Party and Franklin Fundraiser

SWENext Global Innovator Award--Rebekah Travis '18

Wyatt Tyler '13 Award for Environmental Justice

American Volleyball Coaches Association Honors BFHS w/ Team Academic Award--6 years in a row!

"Football Newcomer Kirsten Brown of Ben Franklin Perfect in Debut"

2017-18 Student Handbook

2017-18 Important Dates

2017-18 Bell Schedules

National Merit Scholarship Winners: Conner Apffel '17 & Daniel Coman '17

Summer Reading Assignments:

9th,10th, 11th, and 12th

AP Score Reports are now available

"The Babe Ruth of Congress"--

Rep. Cedric Richmond '91

#1 High School in Louisiana--

2017 US News & World Reports

7 National Merit Scholarship Winners

Class of 2017 Graduates and Awards

57th Commencement Address by Sen. Troy Carter

8 Presidential Scholar Candidates

2017-18 Course Catalog

2017 Franklin Prep--Summer Program for New Students

Video Homage to Franklin's Music Program--by Imani Edwards '18

Louisiana Teacher of the Year Semifinalist, Grant Gussman


Emmy Noether Award for Female Scientists

May 10, 2017 Press Release

May 5, 2017 Press Release

Rhone Meche '17 Throws No-Hitter for Franklin Baseball

Maanasa Narayanamoorthy '18 Awarded Study Trip to Germany

Ranked Top Charter High School in America!--#3 Best Schools by Niche

International Festival is Saturday, April 22!

2017-18 Important Dates

AP Exam Registration

Savannah Dixon '20 Named to All-Metro Soccer Team

SySTEMics 2017 Information 

& Registration

Girls' Soccer "Drive for Five" in the News

Boys' Soccer Made the Finals & the News

#1 School Performance School Score in Louisiana!

LAPCS 2016 Community Roots Award

Girls' Soccer in the news

"State of the School" Address online

Math Faculty Member, Lori Hodges, Receives 2015-16 Excellence in Teaching Award

2016-17 BFHS Science Fair Winners

Matthew Winfield '17 Named to All-State Football Team

YoungArts Foundation Winner, Gunner Dongieux '17

Digital Announcements Slideshow 

Brown Foundation Keynote Speakers, Madison Smither '17 & Ilaria Simeone '17

Spectrum--a musical theatre experience

Franklin Highlighted by Green Schools National Network

The Franklin Post-- paperless student newspaper

To the Best of Our Ability--1983 documentary about Franklin

Departmental Tutoring Schedule

Volleyball in 2nd Round Playoffs @ S. Terrebonne

Riverbend Review Named Crown Finalist by Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2017 National Merit Selection 23 Semi-Finalists and

12 Commended Scholars

Homecoming Football Game

Twelve Angry Jurors--trailer for student play production

Franklin Cross Country featured in The Advocate

Franklin Honored by U.S. Department of Education as a 2016 Green Ribbon School

Open House for prospective families--

October 6, 5:30-8:00pm

Michael Glaser '17 & Camille Moss '17 at the International Science and Engineering Fair​

Robotics presenting at NASA's Mars Exploration event at UNO

Robotics Flood Relief efforts featured in The Advocate

Franklin Cares 100%--

Flood Relief

American Foreign Service Essay Winner, Dylan Borne'17

Summer Reading Guidelines

Important Dates for 2016-17

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