Bensley Elementary School

  • Bensley Elementary School serves 708 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Bensley Elementary School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 708 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students708 students
Bensley Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Bensley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
Bensley Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeBensley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Bensley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Bensley Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
56%
14%
Bensley Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
30%
23%
Bensley Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
12%
52%
Bensley Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Bensley Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBensley Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.590.66
Bensley Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
78%
34%
Bensley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
10%
6%
Bensley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chesterfield County School District's student population of 58,499 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,198 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,999 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameChesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
4
Number of Students Managed58,4993,627
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$600 MM$42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$589 MM$42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,198$10,576
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,999$10,658
Chesterfield County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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