Benjamin Elementary School



Benjamin Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 108
1 130
2 110
3 134
4 116
5 110
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bloomington, IL in the Mclean County Usd 5 School District. It enrolls 708 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Elementary School is the 226th largest public school in Illinois and the 7,313th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 708
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,313th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 226th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,957th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 489th out of 2,345

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Benjamin Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 372
(53%)
5,161
(52%)
 Female 336
(47%)
4,828
(48%)

Benjamin Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 406
(57%)
6,634
(66%)
 Asian 221
(31%)
893
(9%)
 Black 31
(4%)
1,168
(12%)
 Hispanic 27
(4%)
696
(7%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
566
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Benjamin Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 645
(91%)
6,767
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 46
(6%)
2,705
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(2%)
517
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Benjamin Elementary School is ranked 2,083rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Benjamin Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 565
2011 652
2012 708

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 20.3
2011 21
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.07787610619469
2011 0.067484662576687
2012 0.088983050847458

Compare Benjamin Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.9%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Benjamin Elementary School
Bloomington, IL
Public KG - 05 708 17.5:1  
Cornerstone Christian Academy of Mclean County
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Private PK - 12 395 12:1 2 miles
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Northpoint Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 617 15.4:1 6 miles
Epiphany Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 382 16:1 7 miles
Washington Elementary School
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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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