Benefield Elementary School

  • Benefield Elementary School serves 1,273 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Benefield Elementary School's student population of 1,273 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benefield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benefield Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#922 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
46%
15%
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Black
33%
37%
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White
8%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benefield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.670.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGwinnett County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lawrenceville Discovery High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2656 students
    0.5 miles
    1335 Old Norcross Rd
    Lawrenceville, GA 30046
    (678)226-4250
    0.5 9-12 2656
  • Lawrenceville Moore Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 969 students
    1.2 miles
    1221 Lawrenceville Hwy
    Lawrenceville, GA 30046
    (678)226-7100
    1.2 6-8 969
  • Lawrenceville Phoenix High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 535 students
    1.4 miles
    501 W Pike St
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (770)513-6862
    1.4 9-12 535
  • Lawrenceville Central Gwinnett High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2188 students
    1.7 miles
    564 W Crogan St
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (770)963-8041
    1.7 9-12 2188
  • Lawrenceville Mckendree Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1125 students
    1.7 miles
    1600 Riverside Pkwy
    Lawrenceville, GA 30043
    (678)377-8933
    1.7 PK-5 1125

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