Benson Village School

  • Benson Village School serves 78 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Vermont state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Benson Village School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Vermont state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Benson Village School's student population of 78 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students78 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benson Village School is ranked within the top 50% of all 290 schools in Vermont (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benson Village School is 0.03, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall Testing Rank#128 out of 290 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)40-49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)50-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
n/a
2%
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White
99%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.030.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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