Bennett Venture Academy

Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (1 review)
Bennett Venture Academy serves 716 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Bennett Venture Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Bennett Venture Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Bennett Venture Academy's student population of 716 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students716 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Bennett Venture Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,255 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bennett Venture Academy is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#2645 out of 3255 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
62%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
15%
6%
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Black
37%
17%
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White
36%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.700.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBennett Venture Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bennett Venture Academy is Start High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whittier Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greenwood Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Toledo Mayfair

    0.2 miles
    5331 Bennett Rd
    Toledo, OH 43612
    (419) 671-0500
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Toledo Greenwood Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 534 students
    1.0 miles
    760 Northlawn Dr
    Toledo, OH 43612
    (419) 473-8263
    1 K-6 534
  • Toledo Whittier Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 487 students
    1.1 miles
    4221 Walker Ave
    Toledo, OH 43612
    (419) 671-3600
    1.1 K-8 487
  • Toledo Larchmont Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 462 students
    1.3 miles
    1515 Slater St
    Toledo, OH 43612
    (419) 671-3650
    1.3 K-8 462
  • Toledo Sunbridge Schools Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 319 students
    1.4 miles
    2151 N Mccord Rd
    Toledo, OH 43615
    (419) 725-5437
    1.4 K-6 319

School Reviews

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My children both have been going to BVA since kindergarten and me and my wife are very pleased with the way things have and are progressing with the school our children are achieving great grades, also the staff is and has been great! MRS. LIZ and Ms. Colleen are the best, and as long as you are involved with your children they will achieve no matter where they are! GO FROGS!
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