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MISSION: To lead an educational partnership with the Community, maintaining an environment that challenges all students to reach their potential as lifelong learners and responsible members of society.

Benjamin Franklin Elementary

Welcome to Benjamin Franklin Elementary School


School Hours:
9:20 AM to 3:40 PM
AM Kindergarten: 9:20 AM to 12:05 PM
PM Kindergarten: 12:55 PM to 3:40 PM

 Main Office
412-854-8741
 
Nurse's Office
412-854-8742 
Latest News
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Putnam 'Putnam' Spells a Lot of Fun!
The Bethel Park High School Music Department recently performed "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."
 
Sophie Hart Autism Acceptance
April is Autism Awareness Month, but as far as Amy Hart is concerned, it really ought to be called Autism Acceptance Month.
 
Walsh (BPTV Video) Around Town: Getting to Know Dr. James Walsh
Andy Amrhein of BPTV recently had the opportunity to sit down with the new Bethel Park superintendent, Dr. James Walsh.
 
Kennywood Kennywood Tickets On Sale Online or at BPHS on May 27
Bethel Park families can purchase their Kennywood FunDay Tickets online any time or at the district’s in-person sale from 4-7 p.m., on Thursday, May 27 in the high school lobby.
 
Iditarod Franklin Third Graders Followed the Iditarod
For a few weeks in March, third graders at Franklin Elementary intently followed Alaska’s world-renowned Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. 
 
Pre-K Counts Program Pre-K Counts Program at the AIU
The AIU's Pre-K Counts program provides eligible preschool children with comprehensive, in-home, or classroom programs designed to support school readiness skills.
 
Camp Invention Logo Camp Invention (Grades K-6): July 19-23, 2021
Bethel Park School District host Camp Invention, July 19-23, at Neil Armstrong Middle School. The cost of the five-day camp is $245. To learn more, call 1-800-968–4332 or visit invent.org/camp.
 
PDE Logo PDE: Letter to Parents for Monitoring
The PDE's Bureau of Special Education (BSE), monitors all PA school districts and charter schools every six years to ensure that they are complying with federal and state regulations for special education. 
 
James Walsh Bethel Park names Walsh new superintendent
At a special meeting on Dec. 29, the Bethel Park Board of School Directors unanimously voted Dr. James Walsh as the next superintendent of schools.
 
Where in the World? Where in the World is Mrs. Clancy?
Students are not in our buildings as much as they typically have been in the past. However, one particularly creative first grade teacher has found a way to turn that challenge into an adventure of her students’ imagination. 
 
Meals End June 11 Free Meals Program Ends June 11
This is friendly a reminder from the Bethel Park School District that all Bethel Park students, regardless of their socioeconomic status, are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch meals through June 11, 2021.  
 
Reopening of Schools FAQ Logo Reopening Of Schools FAQs
Please click here to see some answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Reopening of School for the 2020-2021 school year.
 
A Day in the Life of a Bethel Park Student A Day In The Life Of A Bethel Park Elementary School Student
Please click here to learn what a day in the life of a Bethel Park Elementary Student looks like.
 
Franklin Bedtime Stories Logo Join Us For Franklin Bedtime Stories
Join us every Thursday at 8 PM for Franklin Bedtime Stories!
 
eSchoolPlus logo Attention Parents: Set Your Home Access Center Alerts
All Bethel Park Parents are encouraged to click here to learn how to receive Alerts from the eSchoolPlus Home Access Center. 
ESchoolPlus Family App Logo Download the eSchoolPLUS Family App
You can now access the eSchoolPlus Home Access Center from your electronic devices by downloading the eSchoolPLUS Family App! 
Visitor Admittance Procedure
If you are a visitor to Franklin Elementary School, you must follow our procedures.
 
IMPORTANT REPORT CARD INFORMATION

All report cards, K-12, will be distributed electronically via Sungard.  

 
Parents Can Monitor Their Child's Cafeteria Purchases via PayForIt.net
All Bethel Park cafeterias are using the QSP point of sale system. With this new system, parents will able to log on to see what your child is eating 
Modified Kindergarten Schedule Info

Attention, Kindergarten parents!

 
More Latest News
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Administration


Mrs. Teresa Doumont
Principal
412-854-8741
 
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