Thomas Benton Elem. School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1410 Hinkson Ave
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone
(573) 214-3610
District
COLUMBIA 93
County
BOONE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
244
Classroom Teachers
22

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Missouri

2

(10 is best)

Better than 10.6% of MO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Thomas Benton Elem. School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
24%
48%
24%
49%
24%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
20%
48%
24%
50%
15%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
29%
45%
34%
48%
24%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
11
13
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 31 12.7%
Grade 1 43 17.6%
Grade 2 35 14.3%
Grade 3 42 17.2%
Grade 4 46 18.9%
Grade 5 47 19.3%
Total 244 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 39.3% 64.2% 73.7%
Black 55.8% 22.2% 16.4%
Hispanic 3.4% 7.3% 7.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 5.8% 2.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 0.6% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 98.8% 45.1% 50.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 98.8% 39.7% 43.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.4% 6.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 148,457 6,137,428
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 493.4 88
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.2% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 44.0% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 20.2% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 10.7% 16.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 59,100 2,414,521
Single Parent Households With Children 8.3% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.7% 89.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 49.8% 29.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.5% 9.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.4% 13.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.3% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.6% 19.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.7% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 14.2% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,796 $123,157,112 46.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $550 $9,967,100 3.7%
Staff $841 $15,240,602 5.7%
General Administration $212 $3,841,864 1.4%
School Administration $724 $13,120,328 4.9%
Operation $1,142 $20,695,324 7.8%
Transportation $693 $12,558,546 4.7%
Other $355 $6,433,310 2.4%
Total Support $4,516 $81,838,952 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,413 $61,850,386 23.2%
Total Expenditures $14,725 $266,846,450 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,267 $5,724,225,739 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $481 $438,946,916 4.0%
Staff $486 $443,594,686 4.0%
General Administration $393 $359,420,191 3.2%
School Administration $623 $569,291,145 5.1%
Operation $1,060 $967,972,501 8.7%
Transportation $545 $497,721,832 4.5%
Other $265 $242,176,075 2.2%
Total Support $3,853 $3,519,073,353 31.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,034 $1,858,105,949 16.7%
Total Expenditures $12,153 $11,101,387,958 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%