Benefield Elementary School

1221 Old Norcross Rd
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Benefield Elementary School serves 1,304 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Benefield Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Benefield Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Benefield Elementary School's student population of 1,304 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

Benefield Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Benefield Elementary School is 0.66, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#833 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
48%
15%
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Black
31%
37%
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White
8%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGwinnett County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benefield Elementary School is Discovery High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Moore Middle School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lawrenceville Discovery High School Math: 24% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,694 students
    0.5 miles
    1335 Old Norcross Rd
    Lawrenceville, GA 30046
    (678) 226-4250
    0.5 9-12 2,694
  • Lawrenceville Moore Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 941 students
    1.2 miles
    1221 Lawrenceville Hwy
    Lawrenceville, GA 30046
    (678) 226-7100
    1.2 6-8 941
  • Lawrenceville Phoenix High School Alternative School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 499 students
    1.4 miles
    501 W Pike St
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (770) 513-6862
    1.4 9-12 499
  • Lawrenceville Central Gwinnett High School Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,170 students
    1.7 miles
    564 W Crogan St
    Lawrenceville, GA 30046
    (770) 963-8041
    1.7 9-12 2,170
  • Lawrenceville International Transition Center Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-11 | 132 students
    1.7 miles
    52 Gwinnett Dr
    Lawrenceville, GA 30046
    (770) 316-8944
    1.7 8-11 132

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