Bennett School District No. 29j School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,175 students in Bennett School District No. 29j School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in Bennett School District No. 29j School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Bennett School District No. 29j School District are Bennett High School, Bennett Elementary School and Bennett Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Bennett School District No. 29j School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bennett School District No. 29j School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Bennett School District No. 29j School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,919 Schools
# Students
1,175 Students
881,937 Students
# Teachers
67 Teachers
53,045 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Bennett School District No. 29j School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 185 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#112 out of 186 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bennett School District No. 29j  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bennett School District No. 29j  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bennett School District No. 29j  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bennett School District No. 29j  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.61
# American Indian Students
4 Students
5,836 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
28,404 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
436 Students
301,375 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
34%
# Black Students
21 Students
40,310 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
650 Students
462,435 Students
% White Students
55%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
2,451 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
57 Students
40,787 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
43
26,250
# Students in K Grade:
79
58,131
# Students in 1st Grade:
84
61,684
# Students in 2nd Grade:
70
61,401
# Students in 3rd Grade:
74
62,293
# Students in 4th Grade:
81
63,472
# Students in 5th Grade:
86
64,703
# Students in 6th Grade:
96
67,370
# Students in 7th Grade:
93
69,201
# Students in 8th Grade:
98
69,365
# Students in 9th Grade:
104
70,949
# Students in 10th Grade:
90
68,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
93
67,226
# Students in 12th Grade:
84
71,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,305 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,134. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,522 is less than the state median of $13,247. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$12 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bennett School District No. 29j  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$10 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Bennett School District No. 29j  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,305
$14,134
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bennett School District No. 29j  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,522
$13,247
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bennett School District No. 29j  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Bennett School District No. 29j School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bennett High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
610 7th Street
Bennett, CO 80102
(303) 644-3234
Grades: 9-12
| 371 students
Rank: #22.
Bennett Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
462 8th Street
Bennett, CO 80102
(303) 644-3234
Grades: K-3
| 307 students
Rank: #33.
Bennett Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
455 8th Street
Bennett, CO 80102
(303) 644-3234
Grades: 7-8
| 191 students
Rank: n/an/a
350 7th Street
Bennett, CO 80102
(303) 644-3234
Grades: 4-6
| 263 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bennett Preschool
805 Washington Way
Bennett, CO 80102
(303) 644-3234
Grades: PK
| 43 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Bennett School District No. 29j School District
  • 610 7TH STREET, BENNETT, CO, 80102-8015
  • (303) 644-3234
  • bsd29j.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 30% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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