Bennett Elementary School



Bennett Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bennett Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 103
1 85
2 91
3 103
4 90
5 91
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bennett Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fargo, ND in the Fargo 1 School District. It enrolls 563 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bennett Elementary School is the 6th largest public school in North Dakota and the 16,378th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.2

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Bennett Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 308
(55%)
4,081
(52%)
 Female 255
(45%)
3,842
(48%)

Bennett Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 485
(86%)
5,955
(75%)
 Black 40
(7%)
871
(11%)
 American Indian 14
(2%)
198
(2%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
325
(4%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
313
(4%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
234
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
27
(0%)

Bennett Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 488
(87%)
5,424
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 47
(8%)
2,080
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(5%)
419
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 254 ranked schools in North Dakota, Bennett Elementary School is ranked 91st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bennett Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.3%) is lower than the state average of 33.1%. 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.

Bennett Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 568
2006 590
2007 565
2008 579
2009 553
2010 607
2011 587
2012 612
2013 581
2014 613
2015 563

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 17.8
2007 17.3
2008 14.7
2009 14.1
2010 15.7
2011 15.2
2012 15.9
2013 15.1
2014 16.3
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.072183098591549
2006 0.06271186440678
2007 0.095575221238938
2008 0.09153713298791
2009 0.10307414104882
2010 0.1334431630972
2011 0.12436115843271
2012 0.13071895424837
2013 0.1170395869191
2014 0.12561174551387
2015 0.13321492007105

Compare Bennett Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.3%
 
State Average 33.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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