Financial Transparency

Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-44-304 

(Commencing July 1, 2015)

Ben Franklin Academy (BFA) operates utilizing a fiscal year beginning July 1st and ending June 30 of the following year.  In addition, BFA uses a modified accrual method of accounting and is aligned with the Colorado Department of Education’s Chart of Accounts.  Financial statements are reviewed and monitored by their governing Board of Directors as well as a Finance Committee with a minimum of 3 parent representatives on a monthly basis.

The Finance Committee works with BFA’s Business Manager in overseeing the BFA’s budget and audits.  Member’s bios can be found here.

Disclaimer: Please consider the context when evaluating financial transactions. Some transactions may appear improper on the surface but are perfectly normal and justifiable when placed in the proper context. We welcome your questions regarding our financial transactions or records.If you would like to inquire about financial information, please contact us at

This website contains historical information as well as information that is not historical.  Non-historical information constitutes “forward-looking statements” which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “plans,” “intends,” “estimates,” “projects,” “could,” “may,” “will,” “should,” or “anticipates” or the negatives thereof, other variations thereon or comparable terminology, or by discussions of strategy. No assurance can be given that future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements will be achieved and actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on the school’s current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those relating to the school’s financial and operating prospects, current economic trends, future opportunities, ability to retain existing students and attract new ones, outlook of students and student families, and strength of competition in the surrounding school community. We caution you not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their respective dates. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after releasing this supplemental information or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as required by law.

Ben Franklin Academy Financials

Quarterly Unaudited Statements







Individual School Site Financial Information

Yearly Snapshots:

Student Enrollment:903
General Operating Budget: $7,867,469

Student Enrollment: 889
Employees: 112
General Operating Budget: $7,558,685

Student Enrollment: 893
Employees: 110
General Operating Budget: $7,410,036

Student Enrollment: 887
Employees: 106
General Operating Budget: $6,982,716

Student Enrollment: 859
Employees: 125
General Operating Budget: $6,574,001

Student Enrollment: 767
Employees: 92
General Operating Budget: $5,766,703

External Sites

Financial Policies & Procedures

Ben Franklin Academy does not currently follow a salary schedule. BFA’s Employee Leave and Compensation Policy can be found on page 17 of the 2016/2017 Employee Handbook.