Benson Primary School



Benson Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benson Primary School Students by Grade
PK 6
K 79
1 84
2 80
3 69
4 69
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benson Primary School is a public elementary school located in Benson, AZ in the Benson Unified School District. It enrolls 387 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benson Primary School is the 814th largest public school in Arizona and the 32,915th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 387
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,915th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 814th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 191st out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 662nd out of 948

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Benson Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 197
(51%)
380
(51%)
 Female 190
(49%)
370
(49%)

Benson Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 256
(66%)
502
(67%)
 Hispanic 110
(28%)
202
(27%)
 Black 11
(3%)
19
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(2%)
13
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Benson Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(54%)
374
(50%)
 Not Eligible 148
(38%)
324
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(8%)
52
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Benson Primary School is ranked 566th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benson Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Benson Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 320
2006 333
2007 365
2008 397
2009 413
2010 414
2011 406
2012 387

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 15.1
2007 15.9
2008 16.8
2009 18
2010 16.9
2011 16.6
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.659375
2006
2007 0.45205479452055
2008 0.43073047858942
2009 0.61016949152542
2010 0.56280193236715
2011 0.60098522167488
2012 0.61757105943152

Compare Benson Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 61.8%
 

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