Bennett Elementary School

  • Bennett Elementary School serves 69 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Bennett Elementary School's student population of 69 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students69 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bennett Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bennett Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#644 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
89%
77%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bennett Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.200.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBennett Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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