Bennett Elementary School

Public PK, KG-8

 10115 S Prairie Ave
       Chicago, IL  60628-2135


 (773) 535-5460

District: City of Chicago School District 299

SchoolDigger Rank:
1919th of 2,100 Illinois Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  22.9
Number of students:  309

Immunizations:

Measles:
97.4%
Polio:
96.5%
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Racial breakdown:

African American:
98.1%
Two or more races:
1.3%
White:
0.3%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  95.5%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, Bennett Elementary School ranked worse than 91.4% of elementary schools in Illinois. It also ranked 358th among 451 ranked elementary schools in the City of Chicago School District 299. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 13.71. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019, Bennett Elementary School ranked worse than 80.9% of middle schools in Illinois. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 20.38. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (98.1%), two or more races (1.3%), Hispanic (0.3%). (See more...)
Compare Details 95.5% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Bennett Elementary School is 22.9. 401 elementary schools in the City of Chicago School District 299 have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Bennett Elementary School employs 13.4 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Bennett Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Bennett Elementary School 1919th of 2100 Illinois public elementary schools. (See Bennett Elementary School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Bennett Elementary School 1117th of 1380 Illinois public middle schools. (See Bennett Elementary School in the ranking list.)

City of Chicago School District 299:

SchoolDigger ranks City of Chicago School District 299 692nd of 813 Illinois school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Bennett Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 23.25 1629th 2020 19.4%
2004 23.55 1671st 2030 17.7%
2005 22.57 1702nd 2022 15.8%
2006 30.87 1653rd 2086 20.8%
2007 34.15 1620th 2095 22.7%
2008 33.30 1569th 2092 25.0%
2009 20.74 1789th 2120 15.6%
2010 22.05 1791st 2139 16.3%
2011 25.27 1746th 2147 18.7%
2012 22.63 1804th 2166 16.7%
2013 11.22 2000th 2167 7.7%
2014 4.56 2056th 2093 1.8%
2015 14.34 1860th 2052 9.4%
2016 17.30 1795th 2079 13.7%
2017 15.74 1818th 2064 11.9%
2018 15.15 1814th 2045 11.3%
2019 13.71 1919th 2100 8.6%

Data source: test scores: Illinois State Board of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Bennett Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 33.17 845th 1185 28.7%
2004 29.82 893rd 1204 25.8%
2005 18.49 989th 1209 18.2%
2006 34.06 942nd 1272 25.9%
2007 37.77 918th 1287 28.7%
2008 27.23 1014th 1293 21.6%
2009 26.69 1036th 1318 21.4%
2010 31.45 1009th 1327 24.0%
2011 26.00 1097th 1344 18.4%
2012 27.27 1083rd 1365 20.7%
2013 21.64 1127th 1367 17.6%
2014 27.51 1005th 1322 24.0%
2015 16.38 1140th 1302 12.4%
2016 30.50 895th 1322 32.3%
2017 21.61 1028th 1304 21.2%
2018 17.40 1082nd 1285 15.8%
2019 20.38 1117th 1380 19.1%

Data source: test scores: Illinois State Board of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Illinois State Board of Education

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Enrollment information for Bennett Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 2 426 n/a 2 1 n/a n/a 1 431
1990 2 426 n/a 4 n/a n/a n/a 2 432
1991 2 470 0 2 0 n/a n/a 0 474
1992 1 476 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 478
1993 0 476 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 477
1994 0 462 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 463
1995 0 628 4 0 0 n/a n/a 0 632
1996 0 628 4 0 0 n/a n/a 0 632
1997 1 682 4 0 0 n/a n/a 0 687
1998 1 680 0 2 0 n/a n/a 0 683
1999 1 685 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 686
2000 0 672 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 673
2001 0 650 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 651
2002 0 682 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 682
2003 0 682 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 682
2004 1 675 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 677
2005 1 625 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 626
2006 3 658 0 0 3 n/a n/a 10 674
2007 0 619 0 0 0 n/a n/a 4 623
2008 0 594 0 1 0 n/a n/a 10 605
2009 1 584 3 1 0 n/a n/a 0 589
2010 1 607 1 1 0 n/a n/a 0 610
2011 0 542 0 3 1 0 9 0 555
2012 1 483 0 5 0 0 6 0 495
2013 1 448 0 2 0 0 5 0 456
2014 1 406 0 7 0 0 6 0 420
2015 1 357 0 5 0 0 8 0 371
2016 1 339 0 2 0 0 7 0 349
2017 2 318 n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 0 324
2018 1 303 n/a 1 n/a n/a 4 0 309

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Bennett Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 431 24.0 17.9 n/a
1990 432 28.0 15.4 n/a
1991 474 28.0 16.9 n/a
1992 478 25.0 19.1 n/a
1993 477 24.0 19.9 n/a
1994 463 26.0 17.8 n/a
1995 632 30.0 21.1 n/a
1996 632 30.0 21.1 n/a
1997 687 35.0 19.6 n/a
1998 683 33.0 20.7 n/a
1999 686 33.0 20.8 n/a
2000 673 34.0 19.8 n/a
2001 651 33.0 19.7 n/a
2002 682 24.0 28.4 60.9
2003 682 24.0 28.4 60.9
2004 677 23.4 28.9 59.4
2005 626 26.0 24.1 62.8
2006 674 29.0 23.2 59.6
2007 623 27.0 23.1 83.2
2008 605 27.0 22.4 92.6
2009 589 28.0 21.0 93.9
2010 610 27.0 22.5 96.6
2011 555 29.0 19.1 98.9
2012 495 28.0 17.6 96.6
2013 456 27.4 16.6 96.1
2014 420 24.0 17.5 95.5
2015 371 20.0 18.5 97.0
2016 349 17.0 20.5 93.1
2017 324 14.0 23.0 96.0
2018 309 13.4 22.9 95.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Bennett Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 431 24.0 17.9 n/a
1990 432 28.0 15.4 n/a
1991 474 28.0 16.9 n/a
1992 478 25.0 19.1 n/a
1993 477 24.0 19.9 n/a
1994 463 26.0 17.8 n/a
1995 632 30.0 21.1 n/a
1996 632 30.0 21.1 n/a
1997 687 35.0 19.6 n/a
1998 683 33.0 20.7 n/a
1999 686 33.0 20.8 n/a
2000 673 34.0 19.8 n/a
2001 651 33.0 19.7 n/a
2002 682 24.0 28.4 60.9
2003 682 24.0 28.4 60.9
2004 677 23.4 28.9 59.4
2005 626 26.0 24.1 62.8
2006 674 29.0 23.2 59.6
2007 623 27.0 23.1 83.2
2008 605 27.0 22.4 92.6
2009 589 28.0 21.0 93.9
2010 610 27.0 22.5 96.6
2011 555 29.0 19.1 98.9
2012 495 28.0 17.6 96.6
2013 456 27.4 16.6 96.1
2014 420 24.0 17.5 95.5
2015 371 20.0 18.5 97.0
2016 349 17.0 20.5 93.1
2017 324 14.0 23.0 96.0
2018 309 13.4 22.9 95.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.

Immunization Rates

Bennett Elementary School

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YearPolioMeaslesMumpsRubellaHepatitis BVaricellaDTPPneumococcal Meningococcal
201597.1%97.9%96.3%96.3%41.3%97.1%97.1%9.1%
201697.5%97.5%97.5%97.5%41.5%96.6%65.3%9.6%8.8%
201798.2%98.5%98.5%98.5%41.6%98.5%97.9%9.1%17.9%
201896.5%97.4%97.4%97.4%36.8%96.8%96.8%10.7%24.8%
201996.5%97.4%97.1%97.1%42.3%98.1%97.1%10.3%31.3%

Data source: Illinois State Board of Education




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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