Benjamin Franklin High School for Finance & Information Technology (29Q313)

207-01 116th Avenue, Queens, NY 11411, Queens
Phone: 718-276-0150
Email: kkerr6@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:00am - 2:53pm
School Website: https://franklin.fit/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/44438
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/29Q313/HS/
Bus: Q27, Q4, Q77, Q83, X64
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Program Details
Benjamin Franklin High School for Finance & Information Technology (Q73A)
Computer Science & Technology

Accounting, Business, Finance, Web Design, Graphic Design, Programming, and Information Technology.

Method:
Requirement:
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Queens students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
359
393
    Grade 12 Students
81
89
    Grade 11 Students
91
94
    Grade 10 Students
92
94
    Grade 9 Students
95
116
Graduation %
91
93
College %
53
68
Benjamin Franklin High School for Finance & Information Technology (Q73A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

103 / 90 (1.14)
25 / 18 (1.39)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

BFIT is committed to providing students with the skills to become college and career ready. Through a rich curriculum and exposure to the diversity of NYC and its opportunities, students will benefit from real world opportunities to communicate, collaborate, and solve problems. Students are held to high expectations to demonstrate the level of professionalism and academic responsibility required to be 21st leaders.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Academy of Information Technology

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Health Center, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Uniform, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 63% responded
Academic Rigor 
  75.14%
Academic Engagement 
  65.25%
Safety 
  68.11%
Bully Prevention 
  58.63%
Inclusivity 
  85.40%
Mental Support 
  71.80%
Environment 
  70.36%
Post-School Support 
  87.78%
Teacher Responses - 80% responded
Academic Rigor 
  92.67%
School Satisfaction 
  88.67%
Student Behavior 
  78.67%
Student Support 
  94.73%
School Leadership 
  82.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  89.80%
Instructional Development 
  91.76%
Post-School Support 
  97.38%
Family Responses - 31% responded
Education 
  92.25%
Teacher Support 
  84.67%
Safety 
  90.00%
School Community 
  81.67%
School Leadership 
  90.09%
Post-School Support 
  92.00%

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  92.90%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  63
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  47
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  59.10%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  421
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  437
Postsecondary
2-Year College 27.80%
4-Year College 33.00%
Unknown 39.20%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 66.60%
Female 33.40%
English Language Learners:
  11.70%
Students with IEPs:
  18.10%
Economic Need Index:
  73.50%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 12.00%
Black 63.00%
Hispanic 16.70%
White 2.20%
Other 6.10%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 21.40%
Black 21.40%
White 42.90%
Other 14.30%
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