Bennington Elementary School

  • Bennington Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 93% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 82%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bennington Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bennington Elementary School's student population of 490 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bennington Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 918 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bennington Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank
7%
17%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bennington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
82%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bennington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bennington Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bennington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bennington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
93%
68%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bennington Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.130.27
This chart display the diversity score of Bennington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bennington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBennington School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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