Benefield Elementary School



Benefield Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benefield Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 228
1 247
2 202
3 231
4 196
5 190
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benefield Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lawrenceville, GA in the Gwinnett County School District. It enrolls 1,330 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benefield Elementary School is the 15th largest public school in Georgia and the 270th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,330
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 270th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 15th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 999th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 25th out of 1,342

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Benefield Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 708
(53%)
59,819
(52%)
 Female 622
(47%)
56,203
(48%)

Benefield Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 539
(41%)
32,174
(28%)
 Black 534
(40%)
34,927
(30%)
 Asian 110
(8%)
11,471
(10%)
 White 101
(8%)
32,718
(28%)
 Two or More 38
(3%)
4,259
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
164
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
309
(0%)

Benefield Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 977
(73%)
58,746
(51%)
 Not Eligible 209
(16%)
47,917
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 144
(11%)
9,359
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Benefield Elementary School is ranked 11th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benefield Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.3%) 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.

Benefield Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 1286
2009 1389
2010 1235
2011 1263
2012 1330

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 12.8
2009 14.1
2010 14.8
2011 16
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.82503888024883
2009 0.82577393808495
2010 0.85344129554656
2011 0.84006334125099
2012 0.84285714285714

Compare Benefield Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 84.3%
 

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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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