Barbara Benson Elementary



Barbara Benson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Barbara Benson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 80
1 53
2 60
3 57
4 54
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Barbara Benson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Tustin, CA in the Tustin Unified School District. It enrolls 371 students in grades 1st through 12th. Barbara Benson Elementary is the 4,700th largest public school in California and the 34,957th largest nationally. It has 24.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 371
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,957th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,700th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,571st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,793rd out of 6,257

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Barbara Benson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 207
(56%)
8,327
(52%)
 Female 164
(44%)
7,840
(48%)

Barbara Benson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 223
(60%)
7,550
(47%)
 White 83
(22%)
4,335
(27%)
 Asian 33
(9%)
3,289
(20%)
 Black 16
(4%)
329
(2%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
584
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
52
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Barbara Benson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 185
(50%)
9,345
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(35%)
5,465
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(16%)
1,357
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Barbara Benson Elementary is ranked 4,096th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Barbara Benson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Barbara Benson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 337
2006 319
2007 354
2008 386
2009 397
2010 390
2011 399
2012 355
2013 349
2014 353
2015 371

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 18.8
2007 17.7
2008 20.3
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 25.6
2012 31.7
2013 24.9
2014 25.2
2015 24.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24629080118694
2006 0.2884012539185
2007 0.32768361581921
2008 0.32642487046632
2009 0.37783375314861
2010 0.38974358974359
2011 0.045112781954887
2012 0.46760563380282
2013 0.4297994269341
2014 0.46175637393768
2015 0.50134770889488

Compare Barbara Benson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,470.0% 24.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Barbara Benson Elementary
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Public KG - 05 371 24.7:1  
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Public 06 - 08 907 26.3:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 590 28.1:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 426 28.4:1 1 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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