Benton Elementary School

68 School Dr, Benton, ME 04901 | (207) 453-4240
  • Grades: 1-6
  • Student Enrollment: 661
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 68 School Drive, Benton, ME 04901
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Rsu 49 - Msad 49
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,243
  • Dropout Rate: 3.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.4
  • Enrolled Students: 2,454

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 661
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 56.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 338 (51.1%)
  • Females: 323 (48.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 74 (11.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 275 (41.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 349 (52.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Benton Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Benton Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade10816.3%
2nd Grade10415.7%
3rd Grade11016.6%
4th Grade11817.9%
5th Grade11517.4%
6th Grade10616.0%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 73%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:27%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 18 Years
  • Average Salary: $40,268
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Benton Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,1507%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$41,04793%
Source: ME Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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