Benton Elementary School
Benton Elementary School serves 292 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Benton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 292 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 47%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in KS
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education
Benton Elementary School's student population of 292 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Benton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Benton Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#720 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education
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