Lake Benton Elementary School

  • Lake Benton Elementary School serves 136 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Lake Benton Elementary School's student population of 136 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Benton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Benton Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#434 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Benton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Benton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
91%
67%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Benton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.170.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Benton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Benton Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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