Benoist Farms Elementary School



Benoist Farms Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benoist Farms Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 62
K 119
1 110
2 105
3 92
4 116
5 99
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benoist Farms Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 703 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benoist Farms Elementary School is the 773rd largest public school in Florida and the 7,542nd largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 703
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,542nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 773rd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 626th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 562nd out of 2,205

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Benoist Farms Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 359
(51%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 344
(49%)
61,077
(49%)

Benoist Farms Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 389
(55%)
36,807
(29%)
 Hispanic 197
(28%)
39,184
(31%)
 White 74
(11%)
41,831
(33%)
 Two or More 33
(5%)
3,522
(3%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
3,565
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)

Benoist Farms Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 566
(81%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 91
(13%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(7%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Benoist Farms Elementary School is ranked 294th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benoist Farms Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Benoist Farms Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 644
2006 538
2007 608
2008 642
2009 712
2010 745
2011 706
2012 703

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 12.8
2007 11.9
2008 10.6
2009 14.5
2010 14.1
2011 13.4
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83074534161491
2006 0.84758364312268
2007 0.77960526315789
2008 0.91433021806854
2009 0.78651685393258
2010 0.8
2011 0.85694050991501
2012 0.87055476529161

Compare Benoist Farms Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 87.1%
 

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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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