Benndale Elementary School

  • Benndale Elementary School serves 185 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Benndale Elementary School's student population of 185 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students185 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Benndale Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benndale Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benndale Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#286 out of 840 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
26%
49%
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White
73%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benndale Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.400.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benndale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGEORGE CO SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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