Benjamin Franklin Elementary Mathematics and Science School: Gifted & Talented

6101 Chatham Dr
New Orleans, LA 70122

Geographic Area: Uptown
Geographic Zone: 4
Phone: 504-304-3932
Center Hours: 8:00 AM-3:30 PM

Ages Served: PK3 - PK4

Program Details

Center philosophy, performance, cost, and other provided services. To learn more about how early childhood performance is measured, click here.

Director: Charlotte Matthew
Philosophy: Educating children to excel academically and individually.
Program Type: Gifted & Talented
Cost (tier): Free
Cost for 1 YR to PK4: Free
Cost for Infants: Free
Additional Fees: Contact School for More Information
Schedule Type: School Year Only
Center Performance: 4.44 (Approaching Proficient)
Licensed Capacity: 19


How to apply, who is eligible to attend, and what factors determine which children are assigned. For more info on how OneApp works, click here.

Application Process:
Applications Due: 02/22/2019
Transition To Kindergarden: Guarantee: Students attending the PK4 program receive a guarantee to attend for K
Selective Admissions: Contact school for more information

Benjamin Franklin Elementary Mathematics and Science School: Gifted & Talented

Grade(s) PK3-PK4

Eligibility: New Orleans Residents with a confirmed Gifted & Talented designation born within the approved date ranges
Priority: (1) Continuing students, (2) then Applicants with an IEP, (3) then Siblings, (4) then Children of current Benjamin Franklin staff, (5) then Applicants who reside within a half-mile of the school, for up to 25% of available seats, (6) then Applicants who reside in zip codes 70115, 70118, 70125, for up to 25% of available seats, (7) then All other applicants

School Features

Transportation: Yes
Uniforms: Not Mandatory

Features & Programs:
Before Care/Aftercare, Before Care/Aftercare for siblings or older students, Computer Class, Field trips, Foreign Language, Library, Music class, Parent meetings, Services for dual language learners, Storytelling, Yoga

Language Support:
Chinese, Spanish

Special Education Services:
Contact School for More Information