Bennington Elementary School



Bennington Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bennington Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 55
K 47
1 54
2 48
3 37
4 41
5 40
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bennington Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bennington, VT in the Bennington Incorporated School District. It enrolls 322 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bennington Elementary School is the 52nd largest public school in Vermont and the 39,638th largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 322
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,638th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Vermont: 52nd out of 224
Student/Teacher Rank in Vermont: 219th out of 224
Full Time Teacher Rank in Vermont: 100th out of 224

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Bennington Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 170
(53%)
512
(54%)
 Female 152
(47%)
431
(46%)

Bennington Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 306
(95%)
886
(94%)
 Two or More 12
(4%)
23
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
16
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Bennington Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 258
(80%)
667
(71%)
 Not Eligible 43
(13%)
220
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(7%)
56
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 223 ranked schools in Vermont, Bennington Elementary School is ranked 7th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bennington Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.0%. 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.

Bennington Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 262
2006 270
2007 308
2008 290
2009 261
2010 291
2011 270
2012 302
2013 309
2014 327
2015 322

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 16.9
2007 17.7
2008 16.4
2009 14.7
2010 16.4
2011 15.3
2012 18.1
2013 17.5
2014 18.5
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5
2006 0.54444444444444
2007 0.62012987012987
2008 0.66551724137931
2009 0.68582375478927
2010 0.67010309278351
2011 0.66666666666667
2012
2013 0.79288025889968
2014 0.83792048929664
2015 0.86645962732919

Compare Bennington Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.6% 11.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 86.6%
 

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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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