M. Lynn Bennion School

  • M. Lynn Bennion School serves 244 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • M. Lynn Bennion School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • M. Lynn Bennion School's student population of 244 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • M. Lynn Bennion School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 943 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of M. Lynn Bennion School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#833 out of 943 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a34:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
43%
17%
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Black
10%
1%
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White
32%
74%
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Hawaiian
1%
2%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.700.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalt Lake School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to M. Lynn Bennion School is City Academy (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Open Classroom (1.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salt Lake City City Academy Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 178 students
    0.5 miles
    555 E 200 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801)596-8489
    0.5 7-12 178
  • West Jordan Mountain Heights Academy Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 696 students
    0.5 miles
    9067 S 1300 W Suite 204
    West Jordan, UT 84088
    (801)721-6329
    0.5 7-12 696
  • Salt Lake City Bryant Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 376 students
    0.6 miles
    40 S 800 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801)578-8118
    0.6 7-8 376
  • Salt Lake City East High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1972 students
    0.9 miles
    840 S 1300 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801)583-1661
    0.9 9-12 1972
  • Salt Lake City Open Classroom Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 371 students
    1.0 miles
    134 D Street
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
    (801)578-8144
    1.0 PK-8 371

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
After reading not so good reviews of the school online, we reluctantly put our daughter in Bennion elementary after the school in which we had initially enrolled her did not work out. Let me tell you, that was the best thing that could have happened to us! Our daughter has made many friends from many different backgrounds and loves going to school every day. The teachers have taken great strides to keep her challenged, even if that means putting her in older grades for particular subjects. My husband and I couldn't be happier with this school. Although we moved, we feel the longer commute is worth it.
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My child goes to M. Lynn Bennion and she said she loves the teachers and she has a lot of fun when she goes to school. I strongly recommend this school .
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