Benning Elementary School (Closed 2009)

  • Benning Elementary School served 176 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 was higher than the DC average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 91%.
  • Benning Elementary School operated within the Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 176 students
Benning Elementary School Total Students (1988-2008)
Gender % Benning Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Benning Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2008)
Students by Grade Benning Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 13:1
Benning Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2008)
Asian
n/a
1%
Benning Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2007)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
Benning Elementary School Black Students (2001-2008)
Black
100%
68%
Benning Elementary School Black Students (1990-2008)
White
n/a
9%
Benning Elementary School White Students (1988-2002)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
n/a 0.24
Benning Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2009)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
n/a
Benning Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2008)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
n/a
Benning Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2008)

District Comparison

School District Name Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed 47,895 358
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $1,300 MM $8 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $1,259 MM $8 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $29,427 $21,877
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $28,494 $23,078
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2008 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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