Benton Elementary School

41 Alma St
Benton, WI 53803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Benton Elementary School serves 105 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Benton Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Benton Elementary School's student population of 105 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Rankings

Benton Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benton Elementary School is 0.06, 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 Testing Rank
#582 out of 2025 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
97%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benton Elementary School is Benton High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benton Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southwestern Wisconsin Elementary School (3.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Benton Benton High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 70 students
    0.0 miles
    41 Alma St
    Benton, WI 53803
    (608) 759-4002
    0 9-12 70
  • Benton Benton Middle School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 31 students
    0.2 miles
    41 Alma St
    Benton, WI 53803
    (608) 759-4002
    0.2 7-8 31
  • Hazel Green Southwestern Wisconsin Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 340 students
    3.5 miles
    1415 Fairplay St
    Hazel Green, WI 53811
    (608) 854-2261
    3.5 PK-8 340
  • Cuba City Cuba City High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 237 students
    3.9 miles
    101 N School St
    Cuba City, WI 53807
    (608) 744-8888
    3.9 9-12 237
  • Hazel Green Southwestern Wisconsin Community Middle School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%

    3.9 miles
    1105 Maple St
    Hazel Green, WI 53811
    (608) 854-2261
    3.9 n/a n/a

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