Ben Hill County Primary School

  • Ben Hill County Primary School serves 881 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Ben Hill County Primary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Ben Hill County Primary School's student population of 881 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students881 students
This chart display total students of Ben Hill County Primary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Ben Hill County Primary School
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ben Hill County Primary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Ben Hill County Primary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ben Hill County Primary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ben Hill County Primary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
16%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
43%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
45%
39%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ben Hill County Primary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.610.69
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ben Hill County Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Ben Hill County Primary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
What is the best way to evaluate the quality of a public high school? Learn about the data available that helps parents choose a high school based upon how well their graduates perform in college.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
As the nation works to recover from COVID-19, parents wonder what the fall of 2020 holds in terms of the upcoming school year. Read on to learn some tips for preparing for potential challenges and to see the answers to some of the biggest questions being asked by parents of school-age children.