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BENTON ELEMENTARY

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Benton Elementary Overview

Benton Elementary is a part of the Polk County school district in Benton, Tennessee. As of our last data update the school employs 34.90 full-time teachers. There are 527 students of which 311 receive a free lunch and 50 receive a price-reduced lunch.

Testing data (where available), resources, graphs, county-level educational attainment, and more can be located below. We also appreciate and encourage students, teachers, and family members to submit additional information, reviews, and comments below.

School Address

BENTON ELEMENTARY
215 SCHOOLHOUSE HILL
BENTON, TN 37307

Mailing Address

BENTON ELEMENTARY
215 SCHOOLHOUSE HILL
BENTON, TN 37307

General Information

Level: Primary / Elementary School
District: Polk County
Phone Number: 423-338-4510
School ID: 470345001439
Full-time Teachers: 34.90
Total Students: 527
Eligible for Free Lunch: 311
Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 50

Government Resources

Tennessee Department of Education

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School Notes

This school has a student to teacher ratio of 15.1 students per full-time teacher compared to the Tennessee average of 15.42 students per full-time teacher.

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Students, Teachers, and Free Lunch graphs

Number of Students 1

Full-time Teachers 1

Free Lunch Eligible 1

Legend mark for school points - Benton Elementary Values
Legend mark for state points - Tennessee Average Values
Legend mark for national points - National Average Values

*Values of 0 in the graphs above are typically indicative of missing or erroneous data.
The 2011-2012 school year is the most recently available data provided by the federal government for the above topics (total students, FTE teachers, and free lunches). More recent data if often available via the state's Department of Education link located in the 'Government Resources' box above.


Assessment Testing Scores and Results

2014 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Scores for Benton Elementary
GradeSubjectBelow Basic Basic Proficient Advanced Growth
3rd through 8thMath****-5.9%
3rd through 8thReading/Language7%42.5%40.6%9.9%-3.5%
3rd through 8thScience8.5%28%52.6%10.9%-3.1%
3rd through 8thSocial Studies****0.1%

* Denotes data that was either not reported or not applicable

Previous Assessment Test Results

Test and Grade Level Proficient or better 2010-2011 Proficient or better 2011-2012
Math: All Students56%53%
Reading and Language Arts: All Students52%50%
Math: All Female55-59%50-54%
Reading and Language Arts: All Female55-59%50-54%
Math: All Male55-59%55-59%
Reading and Language Arts: All Male45-49%45-49%
Math: 3rd Grade65-69%55-59%
Reading and Language Arts: 3rd Grade45-49%45-49%
Math: 4th Grade45-49%45-49%
Reading and Language Arts: 4th Grade40-44%45-49%
Math: 5th Grade50-54%55-59%
Reading and Language Arts: 5th Grade60-64%50-54%
Notes:
>= means greater than or equal to
<= means less than or equal to
< means less than

Educational Attainment for Polk County (25 and Older)

Overall Educational Attainment

Male Educational Attainment

Female Educational Attainment

  1. Percent of Group without a HS Diploma
  2. Percent of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Percent of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Percent of Group with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Income by Educational Attainment for Polk County (25 and Older)

Overall Income by Educational Attainment

Male Income by Educational Attainment

Female Income by Educational Attainment

  1. Median Income of Group without a HS diploma
  2. Median Income of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Median Income of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Median Income of Group with a Bachelor's Degree
  5. Median Income of Group with a Professional Degree

Reviews and Ratings for BENTON ELEMENTARY

470345001439

Compare to Nearby Schools:

Chilhowee Middle School

215 Schoolhouse Hill Benton, TN 37307
Distance: ~0 miles

Polk County High School

7200 Hwy 411 North Benton, TN 37307
Distance: ~2 miles

South Polk Elementary

964 Old Federal Old Fort, TN 37362
Distance: ~8 miles

Taylor Elementary

5265 South East Bates Cleveland, TN 37323
Distance: ~8 miles

Calhoun Elementary

150 Sherwood Calhoun, TN 37309
Distance: ~9 miles

Charleston Elementary

8797 Hiwassee St Charleston, TN 37310
Distance: ~9 miles

Closest Public Library Systems:

West Polk Public Library

6239 Highway 411 Benton, TN 37307
Distance: ~0 miles

Calhoun Public Library

746 Hwy 163 Calhoun, TN 37309
Distance: ~10 miles

Etowah Carnegie Library

723 Ohio Avenue Etowah, TN 37331
Distance: ~12 miles

Sources:
1. NCES Common Core of Data 2008-2012 - http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/
Assessment Data: Tennessee Department of Education http://www.tn.gov/education/data/tcap_2014.shtml
Educational Attainment: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2013 5-Year American Community Survey