Benefield Elementary School

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7/10
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Reviews
23
Grades
PK-5
Students
1,339
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

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Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Science
34%
State avg: 36%
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Math
41%
State avg: 40%
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Social Studies
32%
State avg: 32%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

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Students
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Hispanic
44%
Black
39%
Asian
8%
White
6%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
640 :1
State avg: 536 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 94%
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Neighborhood
1221 Old Norcross Rd
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
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Last modified: July 26, 2017
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