Benson Hill Elementary School
Benson Hill Elementary School serves 541 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Benson Hill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).
Benson Hill Elementary School's student population of 541 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Benson Hill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benson Hill Elementary School is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1253 out of 2052 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education
I love my daughter's kindergarten teacher. We have only been there a half year, but she is great with communication and support. The right at a school program there is so great. All three of the women that work for them are amazing kind humans.
There are a handful of outstanding teachers. The leadership at this school is unprofessional and the programs suffer for it. The principal is focused on testing but the school scores don't reflect her singular focus.
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