820 Bennett St
Jackson, MI 49202
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bennett School serves 231 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Bennett School's student population of 231 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Bennett School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
10-14%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
26%
18%
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White
47%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 231 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 5% in MI)

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