Benton Elementary School



Benton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 58
2 60
3 57
4 51
5 52
6 70
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Goshen, IN in the Fairfield Community School District. It enrolls 408 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benton Elementary School is the 638th largest public school in Indiana and the 30,818th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 408
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,818th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 638th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 544th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 599th out of 1,125

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Benton Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 207
(51%)
602
(53%)
 Female 201
(49%)
527
(47%)

Benton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 374
(92%)
1,043
(92%)
 Hispanic 21
(5%)
49
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
17
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(1%)

Benton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 318
(78%)
825
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 49
(12%)
182
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(10%)
122
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Benton Elementary School is ranked 999th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Benton Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 418
2006 424
2007 435
2008 410
2009 389
2010 415
2011 413
2012 408

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 N/A
2007 18.7
2008 18.1
2009 18
2010 20.3
2011 18
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15071770334928
2006 0.13443396226415
2007 0.19540229885057
2008 0.20731707317073
2009 0.24421593830334
2010 0.20722891566265
2011 0.22760290556901
2012 0.22058823529412

Compare Benton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.1%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Benton Elementary School
Goshen, IN
Public KG - 06 408 17.7:1  
New Paris Elementary School
New Paris, IN
Public KG - 06 335 15.8:1 3 miles
Millersburg Elementary School
Millersburg, IN
Public KG - 06 386 16.8:1 4 miles
Prairie View Elementary School
Goshen, IN
Public KG - 06 455 15.2:1 4 miles
Bethany Christian Schools
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Private 04 - 12 255 12:1 5 miles
Waterford Elementary School
Goshen, IN
Public KG - 05 493 18.6:1 5 miles
Syracuse Elementary School
Syracuse, IN
Public KG - 05 496 22.5:1 6 miles
Parkside Elementary School
Goshen, IN
Public KG - 05 410 18.2:1 6 miles
Woodlawn Christian School
Goshen, IN
Private KG - 12 67 10:1 7 miles
Clinton Christian School
Goshen, IN
Private KG - 12 117 9:1 7 miles
St John the Evangelist Catholic School
Goshen, IN
Private PK - 05 156 16:1 7 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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