Benton Elementary School

Tel: (207)453-4240
Grades 1-6
632 students
Benton Elementary School serves 632 students in grades 1 - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the ME average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 10%.
Benton Elementary School operates within the Rsu 49/msad 49 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 632 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-6
Total Students 632 students
Benton Elementary School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Benton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Benton Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Benton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.11. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ME) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Benton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Hispanic
3%
2%
Benton Elementary School Black Students (2010-2014)
White
97%
90%
Benton Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.11
Benton Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
53%
39%
Benton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Benton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Rsu 49/msad 49 School District's student population of 2,184 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,294 in this district is less than the state average of $14,441. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,835 is less than the state average of $14,288. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Rsu 49/msad 49 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,184 437
Rsu 49/msad 49 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $8 MM
Rsu 49/msad 49 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $29 MM $8 MM
Rsu 49/msad 49 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $12,294 $14,441
Rsu 49/msad 49 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,835 $14,288
Rsu 49/msad 49 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lawrence High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lawrence Junior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfield Primary School (1 miles away)
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    1 miles
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    FairfieldME 04937
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    Grades: 9-12 | 676 students
    1.3 miles
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    FairfieldME 04937
    (207)453-4200
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    1.3 miles
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    FairfieldME 04937
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    1.37-8351
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    2.9 miles
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    (207)873-0695
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