« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
PK-5
Public
Benton, KY
Students enrolled: 617

Contact this school

208 West 11th St
Benton, KY 42025

(270) 527-3373
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Benton Elementary School address.

Profile Completeness

BASIC

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
May 06, 2012
Good school, but not for children with ADHD or bipolar disorder. Will tell you and act like they know what they're doing, but they do not. Had to have Behavioral Health step in because of this. Honesty would have been nice. Some teachers are wonderful and understanding, others who do not seem to care, of course, are not. Consider this if you have a child with these issues. You may want to seek other avenues for educating your child. Lack of knowledge with the staff in these disorders can cause a lot of issues, as I found out the hard way with this school.

- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2012
We have not been here very long as we just moved to KY 2 weeks ago. However, this school seems top notch to me. I called a week before we moved, and the woman who answered was more than helpful. She went above and beyond to get me phone numbers in the community as well as provide me with all the info I needed to register. On my son's first day they were super friendly with him. The assistant principal, Ms. Booth, came out the meet us and my son. He was shy, but she tried really hard to connect with him. Shortly she had his hand and was lovingly walking him to his room. She also stuck around while he investigated his new room and then took him to get breakfast. His teacher, Ms. Crass, promptly met with us when we requested it. In the short time my son has been there, she has identified that him for the top reading group and seems to have a good understanding after only 7 full days in her classroom. She gives me the "warm fuzzy feeling". The only thing I have concerns about, and I think this is the case nationally, is that the gifted and talented program does not start until 4th grade and then is small. I wish our GT kids could get the special needs services they need.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2008
I cannot say enough good things about Benton Elementary School. The teachers and staff are hard-working, dedicated and take an active interest in the children. They demand and expect the best from all the students. Our school rates among the highest in the State of Kentucky.

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: December 16, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Benton Elementary School
208 West 11th St, Benton, KY  42025
(270) 527-3373
Last modified Benton Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Benton Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 3 reviews. Top