Bennett High School



Bennett High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bennett High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 131
10 199
11 135
12 188
UG 10

Bennett High School is a public high school of the Buffalo City School District located in Buffalo, NY. It has 663 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bennett High School is the 441st largest public high school in New York and the 8,537th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.8 to 1.

Total Students: 663
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.53

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Bennett High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 361
(54%)
5,169
(50%)
 Male 302
(46%)
5,129
(50%)

Bennett High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 541
(82%)
5,133
(50%)
 Hispanic 48
(7%)
1,551
(15%)
 White 36
(5%)
2,559
(25%)
 Asian 25
(4%)
822
(8%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
102
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Bennett High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 490
(74%)
6,372
(62%)
 Not Eligible 160
(24%)
3,361
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
565
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bennett High School is ranked 165th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bennett High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bennett High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 950
2006 914
2007 917
2008 941
2009 1066
2010 848
2011 729
2012 663

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 12.6
2007 12.1
2008 11.8
2009 13
2010 12.8
2011 9.8
2012 8.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47368421052632
2006 0.57221006564551
2007 0.77208287895311
2008 0.78108395324123
2009 0.74484052532833
2010 0.72995283018868
2011 0.8641975308642
2012 0.75867269984917

Compare Bennett High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
880.0% 8.8:1
 
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 75.9%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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