Benton Elementary School

  • Benton Elementary School serves 225 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Benton Elementary School's student population of 225 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students225 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Benton Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Benton Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
31%
7%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
6%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
50%
71%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
4%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Benton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 MO.
Diversity Score0.650.47
This chart display the diversity score of Benton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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