Bennett Elementary School



Bennett Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bennett Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 29
1 32
2 35
3 47
4 29
5 30
6 37
7 52
8 24
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bennett Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 349 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bennett Elementary School is the 1,496th largest public school in Illinois and the 37,135th largest nationally. It has 20.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 349
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,135th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,496th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,277th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,929th out of 2,415

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Bennett Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 188
(54%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 161
(46%)
148,447
(51%)

Bennett Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 339
(97%)
113,125
(39%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
3,538
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 1
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Bennett Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 325
(93%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 24
(7%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Bennett Elementary School is ranked 586th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bennett Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.1%) is significantly 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.

Bennett Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 664
2006 619
2007 595
2008 589
2009 610
2010 555
2011 495
2012 456
2013 420
2014 371
2015 349

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 22.9
2007 22
2008 21
2009 22.6
2010 19.1
2011 17.7
2012 16.6
2013 17.5
2014 18.6
2015 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59638554216867
2006 0.83198707592892
2007 0.92605042016807
2008 0.93887945670628
2009 0.9655737704918
2010 0.98918918918919
2011 0.96565656565657
2012 0.96052631578947
2013 0.95714285714286
2014 0.97035040431267
2015 0.93123209169054

Compare Bennett Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.1%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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