Ben Hill Elementary School



Ben Hill Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Hill Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 231
4 246
5 230
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Hill Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fitzgerald, GA in the Ben Hill County School District. It enrolls 707 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Hill Elementary School is the 418th largest public school in Georgia and the 7,358th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 707
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,358th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 418th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 389th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 286th out of 1,342

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Ben Hill Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 358
(51%)
1,299
(51%)
 Female 349
(49%)
1,243
(49%)

Ben Hill Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 310
(44%)
1,077
(42%)
 Black 279
(39%)
1,089
(43%)
 Hispanic 92
(13%)
288
(11%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
63
(2%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
24
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ben Hill Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 528
(75%)
1,928
(76%)
 Not Eligible 129
(18%)
439
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(7%)
175
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Ben Hill Elementary School is ranked 222nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Hill Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.8%) 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 718
2006 730
2007 716
2008 728
2009 773
2010 762
2011 748
2012 707

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.3
2007 14
2008 15.4
2009 16
2010 14.5
2011 15.9
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72144846796657
2006 0.74246575342466
2007 0.78631284916201
2008 0.78021978021978
2009 0.75679172056921
2010 0.77690288713911
2011 0.75668449197861
2012 0.81753889674682

Compare Ben Hill Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
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 81.8%
 

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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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