About This School
Benton Elementary School made AYP in 2010. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Indiana in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Benton Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Benton Elementary School had 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Indiana average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Benton Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Goshen Elementary School 7.3 miles|
|Pike County Alternative Learning Center 7.9 miles||n/a|
|Troy Elementary School 8 miles|
|Covenant Christian School 9 miles||n/a|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 415
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Benton Elementary School had 21% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Indiana had 46% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Fairfield Community Schools District Spending
In 2011, Benton Elementary School had 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Indiana average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Fairfield Community Schools School District
About the ISTEP
What is it?
The The Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 10 are assessed in English/language arts and math and in grades 5 and 7 in science.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of three levels:"did not pass", "pass", or "pass+". The goal is for all students to score at or above the "pass" level. Students must pass the grade 10 ISTEP+ in order to graduate from high school.