Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School

47 North Walker St

Taunton, MA 02780-6701

Grades: KG-4

319 students

Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School serves 319 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), 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 319 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 319 students
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 (2004-2013)
Asian
2%
6%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
6%
17%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
9%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
85%
66%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.27 0.33
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
29%
32%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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.
3%
5%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,768 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $20,673 is higher than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 98% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,852 is higher than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 85% over four years.
School District Name Taunton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 7,768 1,400
Taunton School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $163 MM $25 MM
Taunton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $148 MM $24 MM
Taunton School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $20,673 $17,400
Taunton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,852 $16,788
Taunton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • TauntonJoseph C Chamberlain Elementary School
    480 Norton Ave
    TauntonMA 02780
    (508)821-3598
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 526 students                      
  • TauntonMulcahey Elementary School
    28 Clifford St
    TauntonMA 02780
    (508)821-1255
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 444 students                      
  • TauntonBenjamin Friedman Middle School
    500 Norton Ave
    TauntonMA 02780
    (508)821-1493
    1.3 mi | Gr. 5-7 | 749 students                      
  • TauntonH H Galligan Elementary School
    15 Sheridan St
    TauntonMA 02780
    (508)821-1295
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 271 students                      
  • TauntonSoutheast Area
    Special Education School
    60 Hodges Ave
    TauntonMA 02780
    (508)823-5100
    Special Education School

    1.9 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      

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