Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Benjamin Franklin High School

Contact Info


2001 Leon C. Simon Dr.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504-286-2600

Primary Agency Contact

Name: John Parauka
Phone: 504-286-2600

Agency Info

Agency type: School
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Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Benjamin Franklin High School - The school students love attending!

Mission statements

MISSION STATEMENT The mission of Benjamin Franklin High School is to prepare students of high academic achievement to be successful in life. HISTORY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL Benjamin Franklin High School is named after the great statesman because of what he was and what he did. Often called the first great American, Franklin’s belief in the power of curiosity to fuel creativity and the power of ingenuity to mother invention has been proven by the multitudes of his inventions and the stamp of his political philosophy. The students who attend Benjamin Franklin High School are taught to imitate that same curiosity and creativity and to actualize their own power to think, to invent, and to understand. Benjamin Franklin High School is a great American institution. Benjamin Franklin High School opened in 1957 with approximately one hundred students in the tenth grade. In subsequent years the eleventh and twelfth grades were added, and in 1960 the first class graduated. The school was originally located at 719 South Carrollton Avenue in the Carrollton Courthouse, a historic New Orleans landmark. The building still stands today and is one of the surviving architectural masterpieces of architect Henry Howard. Later. In March 1990, Franklin moved to its present location on the campus of the University of New Orleans. Its stated mission remains the same—to promote excellence among New Orleans high school students.

Populations Served by Agency

  • High School Students

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Education

Services Provided by Agency

  • Education

Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060