Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School

47 North Walker St

Taunton, MA 02780-6701

Tel: (508)821-1245
Grades KG-4
345 students
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School serves 345 students in grades KG - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School operates within the Taunton School District.

School Overview

The student population of 345 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 345 students
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
7%
17%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
4%
9%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
84%
65%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.29 0.33
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
23%
34%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
7%
5%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Taunton School District's student population of 7,870 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,709 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 31% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,689 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Taunton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
3
Number of Students Managed 7,870 1,376
Taunton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $101 MM $29 MM
Taunton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $132 MM $28 MM
Taunton School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $12,709 $20,216
Taunton School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $16,689 $19,181
Taunton School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Taunton Alternative High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benjamin Friedman Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph C Chamberlain Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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