Benton Elementary



Benton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 24
K 12
1 20
2 17
3 12
4 13
5 19
6 19
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Benton, WI in the Benton School District. It enrolls 136 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benton Elementary is the 1,064th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 51,224th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 136
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,224th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 1,064th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 245th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,037th out of 1,182

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Benton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 70
(51%)
70
(51%)
 Female 66
(49%)
66
(49%)

Benton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 123
(90%)
123
(90%)
 Two or More 9
(7%)
9
(7%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 82
(60%)
82
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 43
(32%)
43
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(8%)
11
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Benton Elementary is ranked 996th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.6%. 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.

Benton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 145
2006 134
2007 131
2008 136
2009 134
2010 136
2011 131
2012 136

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 11.4
2007 11.5
2008 13
2009 14.1
2010 14.3
2011 11.3
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35172413793103
2006 0.2910447761194
2007 0.29770992366412
2008 0.32352941176471
2009 0.32089552238806
2010 0.36764705882353
2011 0.38931297709924
2012 0.39705882352941

Compare Benton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.7%
 
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 136 12.8:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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