Palm Beach Gardens Campus

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.

Parent Service Information

Franklin Academy Administration

Principal - Ms. Ivy Benardo

Assistant Principal – Mrs. Stephanie Muzzillo

Assistant Principal – Mrs. Margaret Ellis

Director of School Operations – Mr. Brian Jones


Phone: (561) 348-2525
Fax: (561) 775-1899

Mailing Address
5651 Hood Road
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

School Hours2016-17 School Hours

K - 5th:7:45 AM - 2:30 PM
6th - 8th:8:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Office Hours:9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sibling Link

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.

School Supplies 2016-2017 School Supplies

To order Supplies online (pdf)
First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade
Middle School

Lunch MenuLunch/Breakfast Menu

Whats on the menu?

2016-2017 Free/Reduced Lunch - Instructions and Application

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!

Free & Reduced Lunch Letter to Parents
Libre y Reducido Aplicación - Español

Transportation Requests

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.

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.


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Calendar Calendar and Scheduled Events

Tour the Palm Beach Gardens Campus:

Wednesday, June 7th at 6:00 PM
Saturday, June 10th at 10:00 AM

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Download the full 2016-17 Academic Calendar

Applications continue to be accepted for all grade levels.

Seeking Highly Qualified Educators for the 2017-2018 School Year!

Franklin Academy is hosting an "Invitation Only" Teacher Job Fair on Saturday, May 6th for its Palm Beach Gardens campus.  To request an invitation, candidates must submit the following documents to Elizabeth Russell, Administrative Assistant, at
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Current Florida Teaching Certification(s), or Florida Official Statement of Status of Eligibility

Once all documents have been verified, an email will be distributed to those teachers who are formally invited to our job fair. If you are invited, you will need to RSVP immediately in order to receive your interview time.

We look forward to welcoming prospective candidates!

PTO Upcoming Activities
Additional information on PTO service hour opportunities and the following can be found at


May 3rd at 6:00 pm - Election meeting
Ballots will be available starting 4/24

Franklin Academy will presents its 2nd Annual Spring Musical, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, on Friday, May 12th at 7:00 pm and Saturday, May 13th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. Tickets are on sale now through the Kravis Center box office. To purchase tickets, please visit
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All Year - Adopt Out!! This includes adopt-a-class funds for your teachers


After School Care

After care services will be provided by After School Connections (