Benton Grade School 5-8



Benton Grade School 5-8 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Grade School 5-8 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 1
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 132
6 104
7 98
8 118
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benton Grade School 5-8 is a public elementary school located in Benton, IL in the Benton Ccsd 47 School District. It enrolls 453 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 9.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 453
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.11

Find Former BGS5-8 Alumni

Benton Grade School 5-8 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 233
(51%)
628
(55%)
 Female 220
(49%)
519
(45%)

Benton Grade School 5-8 Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 431
(95%)
1,091
(95%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
27
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benton Grade School 5-8 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 230
(51%)
625
(54%)
 Not Eligible 195
(43%)
456
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(6%)
66
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Benton Grade School 5-8 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Benton Grade School 5-8 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 466
2006 464
2007 452
2008 450
2009 437
2010 438
2011 449
2012 453

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 18.6
2007 19.7
2008 13.6
2009 12.9
2010 12.9
2011 13.2
2012 9.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49356223175966
2006 0.50215517241379
2007 0.51991150442478
2008 0.46666666666667
2009 0.56064073226545
2010 0.56849315068493
2011 0.57015590200445
2012 0.56953642384106

Compare Benton Grade School 5-8 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
960.0% 9.6:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Benton Grade School 5-8
Benton, IL
Public 05 - 08 453 9.6:1  
Benton Grade School K-4
Benton, IL
Public PK - 04 694 12:1 1 miles
Frankfort Intermediate School
West Frankfort, IL
Public 03 - 06 520 32.5:1 6 miles
St John the Baptist Catholic Elementary School
West Frankfort, IL
Private PK - 08 101 11:1 7 miles
Denning Elementary School
West Frankfort, IL
Public PK - 02 504 45.8:1 7 miles
Ewing-Northern Elementary School
Ewing, IL
Public PK - 08 225 14.5:1 8 miles
Ewing Mennonite School
Ewing, IL
Private 01 - 10 56 12:1 9 miles
Akin Comm Cons Elementary School
Akin, IL
Public PK - 08 103 8.6:1 9 miles
Christopher Jr High School
Christopher, IL
Public 06 - 08 166 9.9:1 9 miles
Christopher Elementary School
Christopher, IL
Public PK - 05 434 12.5:1 9 miles
Zeigler-Royalton Elementary School
Mulkeytown, IL
Public PK - 06 361 20.6:1 10 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.