Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School

47 North Walker Street

Taunton, MA 02780

Tel: (508)821-1245
  • Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School serves 352 students in grades KG-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School operates within the Taunton School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 352 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-4
Total Students352 students
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeEdmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
9%
18%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
9%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
80%
64%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEdmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.350.55
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
36%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
4%
Edmund Hatch Bennett Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Taunton School District's student population of 7,910 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,791 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,217 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has declined by 24% over four years.
School District NameTaunton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed7,9101,368
Taunton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$140 MM$25 MM
Taunton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$112 MM$25 MM
Taunton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$17,791$18,534
Taunton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$14,217$18,197
Taunton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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