Bennett Elementary School

  • Bennett Elementary School serves 462 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 25%.

Top Placements

Bennett Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Bennett Elementary School's student population of 462 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bennett Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bennett Elementary School is 0.24, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank#58 out of 450 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
39%
This chart display 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 North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
48%
This chart display 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 North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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American Indian
2%
12%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
87%
75%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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 ND.
Diversity Score0.240.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display 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 North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFargo 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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