Mack Benn Junior Elementary School

  • Mack Benn Junior Elementary School serves 667 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Mack Benn Junior Elementary School's student population of 667 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students667 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mack Benn Junior Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mack Benn Junior Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1710 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mack Benn Junior Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
75%
23%
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White
18%
50%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mack Benn Junior Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.410.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mack Benn Junior Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSUFFOLK CITY PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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