Benton Elementary School (Closed 2008)

  • Benton Elementary School served 226 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 15% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students226 students
This chart display total students of Benton Elementary School by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Benton Elementary School by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Benton Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2007-2008 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Benton Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Benton Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Benton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Black
13%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Benton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
85%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Benton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 MO.
Diversity Score0.260.45
This chart display the diversity score of Benton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Benton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameST. CHARLES R-VI School District
Source: 2007-2008 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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