Benton Elementary School

  • Benton Elementary School serves 105 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Benton Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

Benton Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • Benton Elementary School's student population of 105 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benton Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (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 decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benton Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#159 out of 2029 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Benton Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Benton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Benton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
98%
70%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.040.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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