Bennett Elementary School

462 8th Street
Bennett, CO 80102
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Bennett Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bennett Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Bennett Elementary School's student population of 450 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Bennett Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bennett Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1149 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
26%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
66%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBennett School District No. 29j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bennett Elementary School is Bennett High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bennett Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bennett Bennett Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 247 students
    0.0 miles
    455 8th Street
    Bennett, CO 80102
    (303) 644-3234
    0 6-8 247
  • Bennett Bennett Preschool
    Grades: PK | 65 students
    0.0 miles
    805 Washington Way
    Bennett, CO 80102
    (303) 644-3234
    0 PK 65
  • Bennett Bennett High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 364 students
    0.2 miles
    610 7th Street
    Bennett, CO 80102
    (303) 644-3234
    0.2 9-12 364
  • Strasburg Hemphill Middle School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 195 students
    5.4 miles
    2100 Wagner
    Strasburg, CO 80136
    (303) 622-9211
    5.4 6-8 195
  • Strasburg Strasburg Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 506 students
    5.4 miles
    56729 East Colorado Avenue
    Strasburg, CO 80136
    (303) 622-9211
    5.4 PK-5 506

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