Benton Hall Academy

1 Ward Sq
Little Falls, NY 13365
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Benton Hall Academy serves 467 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Benton Hall Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 467 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Benton Hall Academy's student population of 467 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Benton Hall Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Benton Hall Academy is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3043 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
55%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
90%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Benton Hall Academy's ranking?
Benton Hall Academy is ranked #3043 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Benton Hall Academy often compared to?
Benton Hall Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Dolgeville Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend Benton Hall Academy?
467 students attend Benton Hall Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Benton Hall Academy students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Benton Hall Academy?
Benton Hall Academy has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Benton Hall Academy offer ?
Benton Hall Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Benton Hall Academy part of?
Benton Hall Academy is part of Little Falls City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 467 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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