Bennett Elementary School



Bennett Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bennett Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 89
1 82
2 63
3 76
4 74
5 59
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bennett Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Detroit, MI in the Detroit City School District. It enrolls 443 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bennett Elementary School is the 614th largest public school in Michigan and the 27,572nd largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 443
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,572nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 614th out of 1,908
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 564th out of 1,904
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 423rd out of 1,904

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Bennett Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 222
(50%)
15,720
(49%)
 Male 221
(50%)
16,498
(51%)

Bennett Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 377
(85%)
4,766
(15%)
 White 45
(10%)
769
(2%)
 Black 16
(4%)
26,051
(81%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
103
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
433
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
61
(0%)

Bennett Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 384
(87%)
24,687
(77%)
 Not Eligible 56
(13%)
7,222
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
309
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,903 ranked schools in Michigan, Bennett Elementary School is ranked 195th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bennett Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 49.4%. 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 606
2006 601
2007 601
2008 529
2009 534
2010 476
2011 475
2012 434
2013 410
2014 452
2015 443

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 17.7
2007 16.2
2008 18.2
2009 17.8
2010 19
2011 15.8
2012 18.1
2013 16.4
2014 19.7
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97854785478548
2006 0.90016638935108
2007 0.85524126455907
2008 0.99432892249527
2009 0.96441947565543
2010 0.94327731092437
2011 0.90105263157895
2012 0.97004608294931
2013 0.95853658536585
2014 0.92035398230088
2015 0.87358916478555

Compare Bennett Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,678.9% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.4%
 

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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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