Benton Elementary School
Benton Elementary School serves 608 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Benton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-4
- Students: 608 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 24%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in LA
- Math Proficiency: 82% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 74% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
Benton Elementary School's student population of 608 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Benton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benton Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#388 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
I am very happy with this school, I have two students attending Benton Elementary and they both adore thier teachers! The school is a very good school and has many wonderful teachers! Benton Elementary is a very clean school and cares about thier students and many of the parents are really involed in the classrooms. The extracurricular activities are great and the students really enjoy them. Not only do they have great teachers , but all of the faculty is really nice. I would definately reccomend this school!!!!!
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