About C.S. 55

C.S. 55, also known as the Benjamin Franklin School, is located in the Morrisania section of the Bronx. Our school currently services over 700 students in Pre-Kindergarten to 5th Grade. The Benjamin Franklin School functions as a center of community activity through our affiliations with various organizations including


Vision Statement

Our vision fosters responsible and productive citizens who possess critical thinking and academic skills, which are delivered by passionate and motivated educators in a safe and nurturing environment and supported by families for the betterment of the community.


Mission Statement

At C.S. 55 we dedicate ourselves to providing a safe, nurturing environment where all students are challenged academically as well as personally motivated by our core values, which are: respectful, organized, always safe and responsible.


To see our site on the NYC Department of Education site, click here.

To see our results on the 2016 NYS ELA Exams, click here.

To see our results on the 2016 NYS Math Exams, click here.

To see what they're saying about us on Inside Schools, click here.