Franklin High School (Los Angeles)

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Benjamin Franklin High School
820 North Avenue 54
Highland Park, Los Angeles, California 90042
United States
Type Public
Motto Once A Panther Always A Panther
Established 1916
Principal Regina Marquez-Martinez
Enrollment 1,460 (2014-15)[1]
Campus Urban
Color(s) Blue and buff
Athletics conference Northern League
CIF Los Angeles City Section
Nickname Panthers
Rival Eagle Rock High School (Eagles)

Benjamin Franklin High School (FHS) is a public high school in the Highland Park neighborhood, approximately seven miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, California, United States. It is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District.

First established in 1916 with an enrollment of 225 students, the school currently educates approximately 2,600 students.[2]

Benjamin Franklin High School diploma from 1934

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Benjamin Franklin Senior High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  2. ^ The Early Years
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2012-09-22. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
  4. ^ Woo, Elaine; Eric Malnic (April 16, 2010). "Daryl F. Gates dies at 83; innovative but controversial chief of the LAPD". Los Angeles Times.
  5. ^ "Dick Moje". database Archived from the original on May 30, 2012. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  6. ^ Los Angeles Public Library reference file

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Coordinates: 34°06′57″N 118°11′56″W / 34.1157°N 118.1988°W / 34.1157; -118.1988