349 Fairburn Ave
Benton, LA 71006
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Kingston Elementary School serves 685 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Kingston Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 96% (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 92% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Kingston Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Kingston Elementary School's student population of 685 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
685 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Kingston Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Kingston Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#38 out of 1267 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
12%
43%
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White
77%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.39
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 685 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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