Bennett Elementary School

300 Cedar St
Bennett, IA 52721
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 79 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Bennett Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 79 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Bottom 50% in IA
  • : 70-79% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Bennett Elementary School's student population of 79 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
79 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Bennett Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bennett Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#650 out of 1233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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70-79%
64%
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60-69%
70%
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≥50%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
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7%
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White
92%
73%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 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 #650 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% 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 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Bennett Elementary School?
79 students attend Bennett Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Bennett Elementary School students are White, and 8% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bennett Elementary School?
Bennett Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, 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 Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 79 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 70-79% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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