R E Bennett Elementary School

233 South Market Blvd
Chehalis, WA 98532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
R E Bennett Elementary School serves 420 students in grades 2-3.
R E Bennett Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

R E Bennett Elementary School's student population of 420 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

R E Bennett Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of R E Bennett Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#918 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
21%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
73%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.420.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChehalis School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to R E Bennett Elementary School is Lewis County Jail (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lewis County Juvenile Detention (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cascade Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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