Bensley Elementary School

6600 Strathmore Rd,

Richmond, VA, 23237-1129

Tel: (804)743-3610
Grades: PK-5

654 students

Bensley Elementary School serves 654 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Bensley Elementary School operates within the Chesterfield Co Pblc Schs School District.

Overview

The student population of 654 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 654 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
44%
12%
Black
38%
25%
White
12%
53%
Unknown
6%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.65
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 80%
32%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,192 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Chesterfield Co Pblc Schs School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
n/a
Number of Students Managed 59,192
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Meadowbrook High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Falling Creek Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beulah Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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