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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Bennett High School operates within the Bennett No. 29j School District.
  • Bennett No. 29j School District's 75-79% graduation rate is lower than the Colorado state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • Bennett High School's student population of 320 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students320 students
Gender %Bennett High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Students by GradeBennett High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Bennett High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
33%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
Hispanic
21%
33%
White
76%
54%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsBennett High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.39
Graduation Rate75-79%
78%
Bennett High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
34%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Bennett High School is Bennett No. 29j School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bennett No. 29j School District's student population of 1,100 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 75-79% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,516 in this district is less than the state average of $13,179. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,350 is less than the state average of $12,694. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBennett No. 29j School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    3
    Number of Students Managed1,100558
    Bennett No. 29j School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    23%
    33%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate75-79%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$10 MM$7 MM
    District Spending$9 MM$7 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,516$13,179
    District Spending / Student$8,350$12,694
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    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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