Benjamin franklin elementary

An IB World School

77800 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253

(760) 238-9424

Mrs. Kirsten Knapp, Principal

Vision Statement

Every student, every day, preparing them to be socially, emotionally, and academically ready for middle school and beyond.

Mission Statement

We at Benjamin Franklin are committed to developing caring, life-long learners through a program of inclusion, inquiry and differentiated instruction where students want to be, preparing them to be ready within a global society.

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  • Have a great summer!

  • First day of school will be Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Mrs. Jaffe's Third Grade Class - Ukrainian Tribute Art Pieces



Parents, DSUSD has transitioned to Synergy Student Information System including: Grade Book, Family Portal, and Student Portal. Please click on the link below for a full tutorial on how you can now access grades.

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