Bennett School

  • Bennett School serves 265 students in grades Kindergarten-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.
  • Bennett School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Bennett School's student population of 265 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students265 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bennett School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,132 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bennett School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
24%
18%
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White
50%
66%
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Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bennett School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.670.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bennett School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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