Benteen Elementary School



Benteen Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benteen Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 50
1 57
2 34
3 35
4 37
5 37
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benteen Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Atlanta, GA in the Atlanta Public Schools. It enrolls 268 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benteen Elementary School is the 1,297th largest public school in Georgia and the 43,851st largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 268
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,851st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,297th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 94th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,281st out of 1,342

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Benteen Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 137
(51%)
19,191
(51%)
 Female 131
(49%)
18,533
(49%)

Benteen Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 156
(58%)
27,914
(74%)
 Hispanic 111
(41%)
2,624
(7%)
 White 1
(0%)
6,154
(16%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
369
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
603
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)

Benteen Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 261
(97%)
27,026
(72%)
 Not Eligible 4
(1%)
9,784
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
914
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Benteen Elementary School is ranked 1,009th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benteen Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Benteen Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 400
2006 388
2007 333
2008 252
2009 248
2010 231
2011 186
2012 268

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 12.4
2007 11.9
2008 10.1
2009 13.1
2010 11.6
2011 13.3
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.975
2006 0.99742268041237
2007 0.97897897897898
2008 0.98809523809524
2009 0.98790322580645
2010 0.98701298701299
2011 0.98387096774194
2012 0.98507462686567

Compare Benteen Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 98.5%
 

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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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