Benton Grade School K-4



Benton Grade School K-4 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Grade School K-4 Students by Grade
PK 81
K 160
1 122
2 107
3 127
4 97
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benton Grade School K-4 is a public elementary school located in Benton, IL in the Benton Ccsd 47 School District. It enrolls 694 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benton Grade School K-4 is the 236th largest public school in Illinois and the 7,939th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 694
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,939th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 236th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 618th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 148th out of 2,345

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Benton Grade School K-4 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 395
(57%)
628
(55%)
 Female 299
(43%)
519
(45%)

Benton Grade School K-4 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 660
(95%)
1,091
(95%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
27
(2%)
 Hispanic 10
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benton Grade School K-4 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 395
(57%)
625
(54%)
 Not Eligible 261
(38%)
456
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(5%)
66
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Benton Grade School K-4 is ranked 329th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Grade School K-4 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.4%) 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 K-4 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 599
2006 596
2007 657
2008 667
2009 630
2010 687
2011 707
2012 694

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 18.1
2007 18.8
2008 16.3
2009 16.2
2010 18.1
2011 17.7
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55258764607679
2006 0.55369127516779
2007 0.57686453576865
2008 0.57721139430285
2009 0.6015873015873
2010 0.63609898107715
2011 0.62942008486563
2012 0.62391930835735

Compare Benton Grade School K-4 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
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 62.4%
 

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Public PK - 04 694 12:1  
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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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