Ben Hill County Primary School



Ben Hill County Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Hill County Primary School Students by Grade
PK 176
K 396
1 285
2 247
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Hill County Primary School is a public elementary school located in Fitzgerald, GA in the Ben Hill County School District. It enrolls 1,104 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Hill County Primary School is the 57th largest public school in Georgia and the 695th largest nationally. It has 21.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,104
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 695th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 57th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,329th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 225th out of 1,342

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Ben Hill County Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 561
(51%)
1,299
(51%)
 Female 543
(49%)
1,243
(49%)

Ben Hill County Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 498
(45%)
1,089
(43%)
 White 433
(39%)
1,077
(42%)
 Hispanic 133
(12%)
288
(11%)
 Two or More 32
(3%)
63
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
24
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ben Hill County Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 868
(79%)
1,928
(76%)
 Not Eligible 172
(16%)
439
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(6%)
175
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Ben Hill County Primary School is ranked 32nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Hill County Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.4%) is 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.

Ben Hill County Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1027
2006 1055
2007 1022
2008 1013
2009 995
2010 1020
2011 1062
2012 1104

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17
2007 16.5
2008 16.3
2009 17.4
2010 18.9
2011 20.4
2012 21.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72638753651412
2006 0.74976303317536
2007 0.67416829745597
2008 0.68213228035538
2009 0.80100502512563
2010 0.82156862745098
2011 0.8286252354049
2012 0.84420289855072

Compare Ben Hill County Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,110.0% 21.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 84.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ben Hill County Primary School
Fitzgerald, GA
Public PK - 02 1,104 21.1:1  
Ben Hill County Middle School
Fitzgerald, GA
Public 06 - 08 731 14.8:1 1 miles
Ben Hill Elementary School
Fitzgerald, GA
Public 03 - 05 707 14.3:1 2 miles
Irwin County Middle School
Ocilla, GA
Public 06 - 08 393 15.7:1 13 miles
Irwin County Elementary School
Ocilla, GA
Public PK - 05 909 16.4:1 13 miles
Wilcox County Elementary School
Rochelle, GA
Public PK - 05 638 15.2:1 17 miles
Wilcox County Middle School
Rochelle, GA
Public 06 - 08 279 14.6:1 17 miles
Ambrose Elementary School
Ambrose, GA
Public PK - 05 407 15.1:1 19 miles
Tiftarea Academy
Chula, GA
Private PK - 12 653 14:1 23 miles
Northside Primary School
Tifton, GA
Public KG - 03 383 13.4:1 25 miles
G. O. Bailey Primary School
Tifton, GA
Public PK - 03 857 21.8:1 25 miles
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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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