Bennie Elementary School

17401 Champaign Rd
Allen Park, MI 48101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Bennie Elementary School serves 469 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bennie Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bennie Elementary School's student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Bennie Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bennie Elementary School is 0.35, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1230 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
80%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllen Park School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bennie Elementary School is Allen Park High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Allen Park Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lindemann Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Allen Park Allen Park High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,132 student
    0.1 miles
    18401 Champaign Rd
    Allen Park, MI 48101
    (313) 827-1200
    0.1 9-12 1,132
  • Allen Park Lindemann Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 650 students
    0.6 miles
    9201 Carter Ave
    Allen Park, MI 48101
    (313) 827-1150
    0.6 PK-5 650
  • Taylor Blair Moody Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 354 students
    0.7 miles
    8280 Hipp St
    Taylor, MI 48180
    (313) 295-5807
    0.7 PK-5 354
  • Taylor Johnson Preschool Special Education School
    Grades: PK
    0.8 miles
    20701 Wohlfeil St
    Taylor, MI 48180
    (313) 295-8376
    0.8 PK n/a
  • Allen Park Arno Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    1.0 miles
    7500 Fox Ave
    Allen Park, MI 48101
    (313) 827-1050
    1 PK-5 509

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