Benton Elementary



Benton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 182
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Nevada, MO in the Nevada R-V School District. It enrolls 182 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benton Elementary is the 996th largest public school in Missouri and the 49,376th largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 182
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,376th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 996th out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 587th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 1,031st out of 1,258

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Benton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 96
(53%)
908
(53%)
 Female 86
(47%)
802
(47%)

Benton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 173
(95%)
1,597
(93%)
 Hispanic 8
(4%)
56
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
35
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(1%)

Benton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 95
(52%)
848
(50%)
 Not Eligible 77
(42%)
748
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(5%)
114
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, Benton Elementary is ranked 890th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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 193
2006 181
2007 202
2008 207
2009 161
2010 192
2011 179
2012 199
2013 197
2014 181
2015 182

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15.1
2007 13.5
2008 14
2009 11.1
2010 12.2
2011 12
2012 14.9
2013 14.8
2014 13.6
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55440414507772
2006 0.47513812154696
2007 0.50990099009901
2008 0.44444444444444
2009 0.59627329192547
2010 0.56770833333333
2011 0.64804469273743
2012 0.64824120603015
2013 0.54314720812183
2014 0.60220994475138
2015 0.57692307692308

Compare Benton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Benton Elementary
Nevada, MO
Public 02 - 02 182 13.6:1  
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Public PK - 01 401 12.9:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 06 200 12.1:1 18 miles
El Dorado Springs Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 278 11.7:1 19 miles
El Dorado Springs Elementary
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Public PK - 05 535 11.7:1 19 miles
El Dorado Christian School
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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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