Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School

47 North Walker St,

Taunton, MA, 02780-6701

Tel: (508)821-1245
Grades: KG-4

387 students

Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School serves 387 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School operates within the Taunton School District.

Overview

The student population of 387 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 387 students
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.32. 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 (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
13%
16%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
9%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
73%
66%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.45 0.32
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
32%
30%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
5%
5%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,878 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Taunton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 7,878 1,433
Taunton School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $163 MM $25 MM
Taunton School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $148 MM $24 MM
Taunton School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $20,673 $17,400
Taunton School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,852 $16,788
Taunton School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Taunton High School (3.4 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Taunton Joseph C Chamberlain Elementary School
    480 Norton Ave
    Taunton , MA , 02780
    (508)821-3598
    1.1  mi  |  535  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Taunton Mulcahey Elementary School
    28 Clifford St
    Taunton , MA , 02780
    (508)821-1255
    1.2  mi  |  457  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Taunton Benjamin Friedman Middle School
    500 Norton Ave
    Taunton , MA , 02780
    (508)821-1493
    1.3  mi  |  801  students  |  Gr.  5-7
  • Taunton H H Galligan Elementary School
    15 Sheridan St
    Taunton , MA , 02780
    (508)821-1295
    1.5  mi  |  246  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Taunton Southeast Area
    Special Education School
    60 Hodges Ave
    Taunton , MA , 02780
    (508)823-5100
    Special Education School
    1.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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Taunton, MA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.39, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Taunton is H H Galligan Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.