Thomas Hart Benton Elementary School

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3/10
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Reviews
18
Grades
PK-5
Students
479
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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English
40%
State avg: 62%
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Math
30%
State avg: 50%
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Science
42%
State avg: 43%
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Students
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White
61%
Black
13%
Hispanic
13%
Two or more races
10%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
1%
Asian
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
437 :1
State avg: 346 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
14%
State avg: 11%
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Neighborhood
429 South Leslie
Independence, MO 64050
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Last modified: June 28, 2017
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