Benton Grade School K-4

1000 E Mckenzie St
Benton, IL 62812
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Benton Grade School K-4 serves 654 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Benton Grade School K-4 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Benton Grade School K-4's student population of 654 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students654 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Benton Grade School K-4
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Benton Grade School K-4 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Benton Grade School K-4 is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2149 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
94%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benton Grade School K-4. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.120.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benton Grade School K-4 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenton CCSD 47 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benton Grade School K-4 is Benton Consolidated High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Benton Grade School 5-8 (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Benton Benton Grade School 5-8 Math: 15% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 505 students
    0.1 miles
    1000 Forrest St
    Benton, IL 62812
    (618) 438-4011
    0.1 5-8 505
  • Benton Benton Consolidated High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 547 students
    0.6 miles
    511 E Main St
    Benton, IL 62812
    (618) 439-3103
    0.6 9-12 547
  • Benton Echo Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 9-11 | 23 students
    0.8 miles
    409 E Washington St
    Benton, IL 62812
    (618) 983-6628
    0.8 9-11 23
  • West Frankfort Central Junior High School Math: 6% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 255 students
    5.7 miles
    1600 E 9th St
    West Frankfort, IL 62896
    (618) 937-2444
    5.7 7-8 255
  • West Frankfort Frankfort Intermediate School Math: 15% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 515 students
    6.0 miles
    800 N Cherry St
    West Frankfort, IL 62896
    (618) 937-1412
    6 3-6 515

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