P.S. 55 Benjamin Franklin
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P.S. 55 Benjamin Franklin in Claremont Village is a neighborhood school serving grades 3-K through 5. This school shares its building with Success Academy Bronx 2 Charter School.
This school prepares students well to progress to the next grade and helps them improve their test scores, as compared to other schools with similar students. There is a dual-language program available in Spanish which offers instruction in both English and the target language, and is designed to make children fluent in both. It requires a separate application process. Some seats in this program may be reserved for children who speak Spanish but English speaking children are welcome to apply. The principal has been leading this school since 2004.
This school prioritizes children who live in the school zone, but anyone is welcome to apply. Type your address into our school search to see your zoned school. For more information about zoned school enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our New to NYC page and see the "Zoned Schools and other options" section.
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