Little Bennett Elementary School

  • Little Bennett Elementary School serves 643 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Little Bennett Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Little Bennett Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Little Bennett Elementary School's student population of 643 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Little Bennett Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Little Bennett Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#278 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Little Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
31%
6%
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Hispanic
11%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Little Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
18%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Little Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
31%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Little Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Little Bennett Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.760.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Little Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Little Bennett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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