Bennett Elementary School serves 90 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Bennett Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 90 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
- Minority Enrollment: 6%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 70-79% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70-79% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Bennett Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Most improved public schools
Bennett Elementary School's student population of 90 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Bennett Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bennett Elementary School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#328 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bennett Elementary School's ranking?
Bennett Elementary School is ranked #328 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 70-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Bennett Elementary School?
90 students attend Bennett Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Bennett Elementary School students are White, and 6% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bennett Elementary School?
Bennett Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bennett Elementary School offer ?
Bennett Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Bennett Elementary School part of?
Bennett Elementary School is part of Bennett Community School District.
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