Benjamin Middle School



Benjamin Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 60
6 71
7 69
8 64
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Middle School is a public elementary school located in West Chicago, IL in the Benjamin School District 25. It enrolls 264 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 10.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 264
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.3

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Benjamin Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 142
(54%)
352
(56%)
 Female 122
(46%)
278
(44%)

Benjamin Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 199
(75%)
477
(76%)
 Hispanic 26
(10%)
73
(12%)
 Asian 25
(9%)
57
(9%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
13
(2%)
 Black 5
(2%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benjamin Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 239
(91%)
585
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 25
(9%)
45
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Benjamin Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.5%) is significantly 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.

Benjamin Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 430
2006 440
2007 429
2008 406
2009 381
2010 360
2011 352
2012 328
2013 316
2014 299
2015 264

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 16.3
2007 15.9
2008 12.7
2009 11.9
2010 12.9
2011 13.5
2012 11.6
2013 11.7
2014 10.4
2015 10.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.088068181818182
2012 0.085365853658537
2013 0.05379746835443
2014 0.08695652173913
2015 0.09469696969697

Compare Benjamin Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,040.0% 10.4:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.5%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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