Bennett Elementary School

2111 Mullane St
Detroit, MI 48209
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 434 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Bennett Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50% in MI
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bennett Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Bennett Elementary School's student population of 434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
434 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Bennett Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,069 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bennett Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MI)
#2645 out of 3069 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Bennett Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
16%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
16%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Bennett Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Bennett Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
79%
9%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
10%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
10%
64%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bennett Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Michigan.
0.36
This chart displays the diversity score of Bennett Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bennett Elementary School's ranking?
Bennett Elementary School is ranked #2645 out of 3,069 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% MI state average), while 16% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MI state average).
How many students attend Bennett Elementary School?
434 students attend Bennett Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Bennett Elementary School students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bennett Elementary School?
Bennett Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Bennett Elementary School offer ?
Bennett Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bennett Elementary School part of?
Bennett Elementary School is part of Detroit Public Schools Community School District.
In what neighborhood is Bennett Elementary School located?
Bennett Elementary School is located in the Springwells neighborhood of Detroit, MI. There are 3 other public schools located in Springwells.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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