Benjamin Syms Middle School



Benjamin Syms Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Syms Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 304
7 330
8 333
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Syms Middle School is a public elementary school located in Hampton, VA in the Hampton City Public Schools. It enrolls 967 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 967
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.61

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Benjamin Syms Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 517
(53%)
7,500
(52%)
 Female 450
(47%)
6,900
(48%)

Benjamin Syms Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 533
(55%)
8,468
(59%)
 White 290
(30%)
3,531
(25%)
 Hispanic 65
(7%)
998
(7%)
 Two or More 62
(6%)
1,059
(7%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
280
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
44
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
20
(0%)

Benjamin Syms Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 703
(73%)
7,940
(55%)
 Not Eligible 264
(27%)
5,839
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
621
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Benjamin Syms Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Benjamin Syms Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1172
2006 1161
2007 1185
2008 1092
2009 1018
2010 1155
2011 1121
2012 1049
2013 1026
2014 1019
2015 967

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15.7
2007 21.4
2008 19.6
2009 18.1
2010 23.5
2011 15.4
2012 13.6
2013 15
2014 13.2
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35665529010239
2006 0.36175710594315
2007 0.36286919831224
2008 0.42216117216117
2009 0.41650294695481
2010 0.47878787878788
2011 0.55753791257806
2012 0.58245948522402
2013 0.61793372319688
2014 0.62315996074583
2015 0.72699069286453

Compare Benjamin Syms Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.7%
 

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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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