Benton Elementary



Benton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 61
2 59
3 52
4 64
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wichita, KS in the Wichita School District. It enrolls 358 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benton Elementary is the 320th largest public school in Kansas and the 36,300th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 358
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,300th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 320th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 389th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 276th out of 706

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Benton Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 181
(51%)
18,941
(51%)
 Female 177
(49%)
17,911
(49%)

Benton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 216
(60%)
12,553
(34%)
 Hispanic 65
(18%)
12,493
(34%)
 Black 52
(15%)
6,906
(19%)
 Two or More 19
(5%)
2,872
(8%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
1,583
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
365
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
80
(0%)

Benton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 214
(60%)
25,538
(69%)
 Not Eligible 110
(31%)
8,443
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(9%)
2,871
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Benton Elementary is ranked 166th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.3%) is higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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.

Benton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 348
2006 382
2007 402
2008 323
2009 346
2010 373
2011 382
2012 367
2013 357
2014 335
2015 358

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 15.2
2007 17.8
2008 13.6
2009 14.1
2010 15.9
2011 16.9
2012 15.2
2013 15.7
2014 13.5
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69252873563218
2006 0.6020942408377
2007 0.54975124378109
2008 0.71826625386997
2009 0.63294797687861
2010 0.66756032171582
2011 0.71727748691099
2012 0.70844686648501
2013 0.73109243697479
2014 0.7134328358209
2015 0.6927374301676

Compare Benton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 69.3%
 

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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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