Our spacious 10 acre campus is located at 5651 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418. Our newly constructed 81,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility includes specialty rooms for music, art, computer labs, large multipurpose room as well as science labs and locker rooms. Franklin students enjoy a beautiful campus including a gymnasium and athletic fields with jogging paths and fitness stations located throughout the path. We provide separate age-appropriate play areas for younger grade levels.
Principal - Ms. Ivy Benardo
Assistant Principal – Dr. Lindsay Jesteadt
Assistant Principal – Mrs. Margaret Ellis
Director of School Operations – Mr. Brian Jones
Curriculum Specialist – Mrs. Stephanie Muzzillo
Fax: (561) 775-1899
5651 Hood Road
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
|K - 5th:||7:45 AM - 2:30 PM|
|6th - 8th:||8:45 AM - 3:30 PM|
|Office Hours:||9:00 AM - 2:00 PM|
Students enrolled in grades K-5 who have a sibling enrolled in grades 6-8 will be permitted to remain on campus in a supervised environment until their sibling is dismissed at 3:30 PM. Additionally, 6th through 8th grade students who have siblings in grades K-5 may arrive on campus beginning at 7:15 AM with their K-5 sibling. This is a no-cost service to our families.
K Reading List
K-2 Fiction Writing Organizer
K-2 Nonfiction Graphic Organizer
1-2 Reading List
3-4 Reading List
3-5 Creative Responses to Literature
3-8 Book Report
5 Reading List
Summer Reading Assignment Directions (k-5)
6-8 Summer Reading List Suggestions
6-8 Creative Responses to Literature
Middle School Summer Reading Directions
Franklin Academy participates in the National School Lunch Program and free or reduced pricing will be available for those that meet the guidelines. Apply Now!
Once your child has been accepted to Franklin Academy, you may request bus transportation. Transportation requests can be submitted directly to the bus company by using the following website. http://www.aandstransportation.com/transaccess43.php.
Families must re-apply for bus transportation at the end of each school year. For the 2016-2017 school year, families have from March 30, 2016 to June 30, 2016 to apply or re-apply each of their students for bus transportation. Any applications received after June 30, 2016 will be placed on the closest existing bus stop when possible. Please enter your home address only. When bus passes are assigned, a bus pass will be emailed. Bus passes for students registered before June 30, 2016 will be emailed two weeks before the start of school. Bus stops are subject to change from year-to-year.
PTO Upcoming Activities
Additional information on PTO service hour opportunities and the following can be found at http://ptopbgfa.weebly.com.
UPCOMING PTO MEETINGS
9/7@ 6:00 p.m. General Meeting Potluck (Service Hour, Additional Off Campus Service Hour Opportunities)
All Year - Adopt Out!! This includes adopt-a-class funds for your teachers
Early October - Yankee Candle Sale (Only catalog sale of the year) Early November - Holiday Pie Sale - Let us do your baking for you! Great prizes for top sellers (details coming soon)
9/23 - Spirit Night at Legacy Place (Five Guys and Gelato Grotto)
10/29 - Fall Festival
12/7 - Barnes & Noble Spirit Night
12/17 - Holidays Around the World Winter Fair
1/21 - First Ever Franklin Patriot Gala
Applications continue to be accepted for all grade levels.
After care services will be provided by After School Connections (www.afterschool-connections.org).