Ben Franklin Academy (BFA) provides a rigorous educational program that challenges each student at his/her own level. The Core Knowledge Sequence – with an emphasis on math, science, and literacy – combined with programming for music, art, physical education and character education constitute the backbone of BFA’s academic program.

What BFA Elementary School Offers

Specials Rotation Including

  • Weekly science lab
  • Art
  • Music
  • PE
  • Technology

Technology in the Classroom

  • iPads
  • Laptop Computers
  • Document Cameras
  • Chromebooks in 5th Grade
  • All classes have Smart Boards 

Grade Level Culminating Events

  • Grade K: Holidays Around the World
  • Grade 1: Flat Stanley
  • Grade 2: Immigration – Ellis Island Day
  • Grade 3: Rome Day
  • Grade 4: Medieval Times
  • Grade 5: AmeriTowne
  • All Grades: Grade Level Musical Productions

What Makes the BFA Elementary School Special

  • Passionate Teachers and Aides
  • Core Knowledge Language Arts Curriculum
  • Academically Rigorous
  • Daily Science and Social Studies
  • Students are welcomed everyday as the arrive at school
  • Character Recognition
  • Random Acts of Kindness
  • Lexia (Home Support for Reading)
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Geography and Spelling Bee 

Field Trips

  • Grade K: Hudson Gardens and Denver Zoo
  • Grade 1: Denver Aquarium and Nature and Science Museum
  • Grade 2: Denver Art Museum and Bodyology
  • Grade 3: Manitou Springs and Hudson Gardens
  • Grade 4: Downtown Denver and May Day celebration at Wind Crest
  • Grade 5: Denver Art Museum and Civil War Reenactment

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