Benfield Elementary



Benfield Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benfield Elementary Students by Grade
PK 15
K 63
1 66
2 76
3 74
4 76
5 95
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benfield Elementary is a public elementary school located in Severna Park, MD in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools. It enrolls 465 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benfield Elementary is the 502nd largest public school in Maryland and the 25,354th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,354th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 502nd out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 670th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 582nd out of 920

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Benfield Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 236
(51%)
28,456
(49%)
 Male 229
(49%)
29,784
(51%)

Benfield Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 397
(85%)
32,585
(56%)
 Two or More 31
(7%)
3,715
(6%)
 Hispanic 29
(6%)
7,804
(13%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
2,063
(4%)
 Black 3
(1%)
11,792
(20%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
121
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
160
(0%)

Benfield Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 446
(96%)
37,428
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
17,336
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
3,476
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Benfield Elementary is ranked 904th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benfield Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 48.4%. 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.

Benfield Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 453
2006 478
2007 473
2008 454
2009 470
2010 503
2011 456
2012 472
2013 490
2014 466
2015 465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.6
2006 17.9
2007 15.3
2008 16.3
2009 16.5
2010 17.6
2011 17
2012 15.9
2013 16.5
2014 16.9
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.015452538631347
2006 0.014644351464435
2007 0.027484143763214
2008 0.019823788546256
2009 0.021276595744681
2010 N/A
2011 0.010964912280702
2012 0.019067796610169
2013 0.03469387755102
2014 0.03862660944206
2015 0.040860215053763

Compare Benfield Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.1%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Benfield Elementary
Severna Park, MD
Public PK - 05 465 16.8:1  
Severna Park Middle School
Severna Park, MD
Public 06 - 08 1,431 16.9:1 1 miles
Edinboro Early School
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Private PK - KG 77 1:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 674 17.2:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 12 624 8:1 2 miles
Pasadena Elementary
Pasadena, MD
Public KG - 05 337 13.6:1 2 miles
Folger Mckinsey Elementary
Severna Park, MD
Public KG - 05 618 17.5:1 3 miles
Severna Park Elementary
Severna Park, MD
Public KG - 05 400 15.9:1 3 miles
St John the Evangelist School
Severna Park, MD
Private PK - 08 422 14:1 3 miles
Ruth Parker Eason School
Millersville, MD
Public PK - 12 113 4.5:1 4 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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