Benton Elementary



Benton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 2
K 64
1 66
2 60
3 61
4 51
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wichita, KS in the Wichita School District. It enrolls 367 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benton Elementary is the 289th largest public school in Kansas and the 34,972nd largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 367
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,972nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 289th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 466th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 289th out of 692

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Benton Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 199
(54%)
18,402
(51%)
 Female 168
(46%)
17,358
(49%)

Benton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 196
(53%)
12,327
(34%)
 Hispanic 79
(22%)
11,848
(33%)
 Black 44
(12%)
6,405
(18%)
 Two or More 42
(11%)
3,124
(9%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
1,558
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
437
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
61
(0%)

Benton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 234
(64%)
25,157
(70%)
 Not Eligible 107
(29%)
7,311
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(7%)
3,292
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Benton Elementary is ranked 154th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.8%) is higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 348
2006 382
2007 402
2008 323
2009 346
2010 373
2011 382
2012 367

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 15.2
2007 17.8
2008 13.6
2009 14.1
2010 15.9
2011 16.9
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69252873563218
2006 0.6020942408377
2007 0.54975124378109
2008 0.71826625386997
2009 0.63294797687861
2010 0.66756032171582
2011 0.71727748691099
2012 0.70844686648501

Compare Benton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 70.8%
 

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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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