Bennington Elementary



Bennington Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bennington Elementary Students by Grade
PK 23
K 29
1 28
2 23
3 33
4 37
5 38
6 20
7 43
8 32
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bennington Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bennington, KS in the Twin Valley School District. It enrolls 306 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bennington Elementary is the 388th largest public school in Kansas and the 40,688th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 306
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,688th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 388th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 392nd out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 373rd out of 692

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Bennington Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 169
(55%)
220
(53%)
 Female 137
(45%)
198
(47%)

Bennington Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 281
(92%)
380
(91%)
 Two or More 13
(4%)
15
(4%)
 Hispanic 9
(3%)
15
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Bennington Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 209
(68%)
248
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 73
(24%)
141
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(8%)
29
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Bennington Elementary is ranked 493rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bennington Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.7%) is lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Bennington Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 280
2006 262
2007 310
2008 295
2009 285
2010 317
2011 309
2012 306

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 11.9
2007 17.5
2008 14.1
2009 13.4
2010 14.2
2011 13.5
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17857142857143
2006 0.1412213740458
2007 0.17096774193548
2008 0.23728813559322
2009 0.29122807017544
2010 0.27444794952681
2011 0.32686084142395
2012 0.31699346405229

Compare Bennington Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.7%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 08 306 14.4:1  
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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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