Benjamin Franklin Elementary School is an educational institution that enrolls students in pre-kindergarten through grade five. It employs a staff of more than 45 teachers and paraprofessionals who conduct classes in English, math, science and social studies. The school provides basic learning sessions in physical and technology education. It also offers the Franklin Elementary Ballet Folklorico program that educates youth about cultural heritage and traditions. In addition, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School has a parent-involvement committee that supports several campus events, such as family nights, field trips and science fairs. It is a part of the Houston Independent School District, which is one of the largest educational systems in Texas and serves over 200,000 students in nearly 300 campuses.