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Benjamin Franklin High School

Grades: (9-12)

CEO/Principal: Dr. Patrick Widhalm, Head of School

2001 Leon C. Simon Dr., New Orleans, LA 70122

(504) 286-2600

School Application and Website: www.bfhsla.org

Benjamin Franklin High School, located on the campus of the University of New Orleans, was founded in 1957 and has consistently ranked as a “top public high school in the nation” by U.S. News and World Report, Newsweek, and Business Week. Ben Franklin has the highest School Performance Score in Louisiana, making it the #1 academically ranked school in the state, in addition to consistently having the most National Merit Semifinalists in Louisiana.

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