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About Us

Welcome to Benjamin Franklin Charter School - Gilbert Campus! Since 1997, we have been providing students in Gilbert some of the best education in the state. Our mission is to offer a well-rounded education with proven superior academics, exceptional programs, time-honored values, and a high level of parental participation. Come visit us and see all that Gilbert has to offer your family. Go Jaguars!

Traditional Education

We believe that learning, hard work, and fun are not mutually exclusive and that learning should be a joyful and exciting endeavor, especially for children. Traditional Education is the foundation of our curriculum. During the K-6 years, also known as the Grammar Stage in Classical education, our students focus on learning the fundamental rules, terms, and facts about subjects.

Family Resources

Are you a current Jaguar Family looking for helpful links and resources for your students? Please visit our Family Resources section, which includes a link to FamilyLink, our Teacher Websites, Parent Handbooks, and more!

Enrollment Information

We are a tuition-free, "A" rated public charter school with no attendance boundaries. Interested in learning how to become a part of the Franklin Family? Click on "Learn More" below.

What's Happening

By the Numbers


Our average class size is 27 students. We have Kindergarten aides in all kinder classes, as well as Resource aides in all resource settings.


Our percentage of students to pass the ELA portion of the AASA was 42% higher than the state average for grades 3-6.


Our percentage of students to pass the Math portion of the AASA was 53% higher than the state average for grades 3-6.