Benton Hall Academy



Benton Hall Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Hall Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 91
2 80
3 83
4 67
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 4

Benton Hall Academy is a public elementary school located in Little Falls, NY in the Little Falls City School District. It enrolls 468 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benton Hall Academy is the 1,306th largest public school in New York and the 25,060th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 468
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,060th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,306th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 619th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 995th out of 2,753

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Benton Hall Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 245
(52%)
381
(52%)
 Male 223
(48%)
348
(48%)

Benton Hall Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 464
(99%)
718
(98%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benton Hall Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 241
(51%)
365
(50%)
 Not Eligible 184
(39%)
303
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(9%)
61
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Benton Hall Academy is ranked 937th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Hall Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.7%) 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 Hall Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 505
2006 525
2007 540
2008 512
2009 518
2010 538
2011 500
2012 482
2013 502
2014 500
2015 468

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 11.9
2007 12.3
2008 11.9
2009 12.3
2010 12.2
2011 12.8
2012 12.5
2013 13.4
2014 13.2
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45940594059406
2006 0.45142857142857
2007 0.4537037037037
2008 0.552734375
2009 0.53667953667954
2010 0.51115241635688
2011 0.582
2012 0.59958506224066
2013 0.60956175298805
2014 0.006
2015 0.60683760683761

Compare Benton Hall Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.7%
 

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Benton Hall Academy
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Public PK - 05 468 12:1  
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Public 06 - 08 261 11.4:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 06 85 6:1 8 miles
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Public 05 - 08 672 12.6:1 9 miles
Harry M Fisher Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 480 12.6:1 9 miles
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Public PK - 06 426 11.7:1 10 miles
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Public KG - 12 176 10.6:1 11 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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