Benjamin Welcomes 171 New Students On Opening Day

The Benjamin School welcomed 171 new students from across the country and around the globe on the opening day of the 2018-19 school year. Director of Admission Mary Lou Primm said these new students and their families have come from near and far, including Alaska, China, Cyprus and Saudi Arabia. Primm said she is excited to welcome them to the Benjamin family.

New students in the lower school enjoyed a welcome breakfast in the library, where they had the chance to meet and connect with fellow Benjamin students. New families in Pre-K3, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten were also invited to the annual “Boo Hoo Breakfast” hosted by the Lower School Student Services Department.

Primm said the Admission Office also enrolled several students from Palm Beach County and the state of Florida. She said opening day ushered in a total of 1,058 Benjamin students, while the Fall continues to be an active season for the admission team.


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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.