Bennett High School

  • Bennett High School serves 320 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bennett High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 46%.

School Overview

  • Bennett High School's student population of 320 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bennett High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bennett High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank
76%
30%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
21%
33%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
76%
54%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.39
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Graduation Rate75-79%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBennett No. 29j School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bennett Bennett Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 453 students
    0.2 miles
    462 8th Street
    Bennett, CO 80102
    (303)644-3234
    0.2 K-5 453
  • Bennett Bennett Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 263 students
    0.2 miles
    455 8th Street
    Bennett, CO 80102
    (303)644-3234
    0.2 6-8 263
  • Bennett Bennett Preschool
    Grades: PK | 64 students
    0.2 miles
    805 Washington Way
    Bennett, CO 80102
    (303)644-3234
    0.2 PK 64
  • Strasburg Hemphill Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 238 students
    5.6 miles
    2100 Wagner
    Strasburg, CO 80136
    (303)622-9211
    5.6 6-8 238
  • Strasburg Prairie Creeks Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 10 students
    5.6 miles
    1983 Monroe Street
    Strasburg, CO 80136
    (303)622-6328
    5.6 9-12 10

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