Breckinridge-Franklin provides literacy-based education and an extensive mathematics curriculum. Students at Breckinridge-Franklin participate in the Communications Magnet Program, which includes a newspaper and a daily television broadcast entirely written and produced by students. The newspaper and television broadcasts allow students the opportunity to apply their writing and communication skills in real-life situations. Bellarmine University, WLKY, and The Courier-Journal are partnering with Breckinridge-Franklin to provide students with learning opportunities that develop the whole child.
Students at Breckinridge-Franklin have a weekly Power Hour where they practice all types of communications skills, including theater; interpersonal skills; poetry reading; newspaper writing; and editing. Students showcase their Power Hour work throughout the year for parents, grandparents, and other students at the communications fair. Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of after-school activities. The Breckinridge-Franklin academic teams have won first place in the Mayor's Cup competition several times.
Breckinridge-Franklin offers a two-acre campus with plenty of outdoor play space, two computer labs, an art room, a music room, a science lab, and an extensive media center. The school has a Family Resource Center for students and families.
Transportation is provided for Clusters 8-13 students who are accepted into the magnet program.