Laptop & Tablet Program Specifications

The Benjamin School’s technology staff will be able to continue to provide full support for the laptops purchased through the School’s laptop program from previous years.  Please, see the list below for supported models.  For other devices, The Benjamin School's technology staff will be able to provide only basic support.  All additional costs, required software or extended support will fall to the responsibility of the family.  Again, please understand that students will be required to have an acceptable and functioning laptop or tablet in class.

Requirements for BYOD program laptops or tablets:
Microsoft Windows 10
Mac OS X v10.13 "High Sierra" or higher
Chromebook with Google Chrome OS version 74 or later (no beta or dev channel releases are permitted)

Mobile device requirements:
Please be advised that at this time mobile devices may exclude the use of some software packages currently used at the school.
Screen size of 9.7 inches or larger
iPad (2018) or newer, or iPad Pro, with iOS version 12.2 or later
(iPad Mini, iPod or iPhone are not acceptable options due to screen size)
Android Tablets with OS Version 8 or higher
All other smartphones, ebook readers or other devices are not acceptable options.

The below list of laptops previously made available through The Benjamin School Laptop Program will be supported as long as they still have a valid warranty and remain in The Benjamin School Laptop and Tablet Program.  Laptops are no longer sold through The Benjamin School.

  • 2016 - Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e
  • 2015 - Lenovo ThinkPad 11e

Technology Support Centers

The Benjamin School has Technology Offices on both the Upper and Middle School campuses. Students can visit the Technology Office to receive support and have warranty repairs performed.  Certified repair technicians are available to answer questions and address any concerns you may have. Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 9 am - 3 pm.

Please note, our offices are closed on Friday during the summer.

Middle School:
LaptopMS@thebenjaminschool.org
561.472.3499

Upper School:
LaptopUS@thebenjaminschool.org
561.472.5998 x2499
A premier PK3 - Grade 12 independent, coeducational day school with campuses in North Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens. Since 1960, The Benjamin School has provided a challenging college preparatory education to a diverse student body in a structured, nurturing community environment.
 
After hours emergency contact:
Leslie Downs/Chief Operating Officer
Ph:  561.657.0075 or 561.747.0585