Ben Hill County Primary School

  • Ben Hill County Primary School serves 979 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Ben Hill County Primary School's student population of 979 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students979 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Ben Hill County Primary School
Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ben Hill County Primary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ben Hill County Primary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ben Hill County Primary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ben Hill County Primary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
11%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ben Hill County Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
42%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ben Hill County Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
45%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ben Hill County Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ben Hill County Primary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.610.68
This chart display the diversity score of Ben Hill County Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ben Hill County Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBen Hill County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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