Benton Elementary School is located in Benton, KS and is one of 4 elementary schools in Circle School District. It is a public school that serves 228 students in grades K-6.
Benton Elementary School made AYP in 2009. 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 Kansas in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Benton Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Benton Elementary School had 18% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Kansas had 47% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Circle spends $8,304 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 62% on instruction, 33% on support services, 6% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Circle District
In 2011, Benton Elementary School had 13 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Kansas average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.