223 N. Putnam
Bennington, KS 67422
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Bennington Elementary School serves 245 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Bennington Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Bennington Elementary School's student population of 245 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Bennington Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bennington Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#444 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
93%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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