208 W 11th St
Benton, KY 42025
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Benton Elementary School serves 565 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Benton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

School Overview

Benton Elementary School's student population of 565 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
565 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Benton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benton Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#452 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
n/a
10%
White
94%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 565 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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