Reginald M. Benton Middle School



Reginald M. Benton Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Reginald M. Benton Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 176
7 227
8 217
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Reginald M. Benton Middle School is a public elementary school located in La Mirada, CA in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unf School District. It enrolls 620 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 23.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 620
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.21

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Reginald M. Benton Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 353
(57%)
6,449
(49%)
 Male 267
(43%)
6,816
(51%)

Reginald M. Benton Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 413
(67%)
10,462
(79%)
 White 139
(22%)
1,252
(9%)
 Asian 36
(6%)
859
(6%)
 Black 17
(3%)
332
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
281
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
59
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Reginald M. Benton Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 297
(48%)
8,900
(67%)
 Not Eligible 266
(43%)
3,315
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(9%)
1,050
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Reginald M. Benton Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Reginald M. Benton Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 670
2006 631
2007 601
2008 548
2009 450
2010 497
2011 598
2012 620

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.7
2006 24.3
2007 20.7
2008 23.7
2009 23.7
2010 N/A
2011 21.8
2012 23.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26716417910448
2006 0.3026941362916
2007 0.27953410981697
2008 0.36313868613139
2009 0.44888888888889
2010 0.54527162977867
2011 0.38963210702341
2012 0.57096774193548

Compare Reginald M. Benton Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,370.0% 23.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.1%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public 06 - 08 620 23.7:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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