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Benefield Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (770) 962-3771

1221 Old Norcross Rd

Lawrenceville, Georgia


About Benefield Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Benefield Elementary School is one of 136 schools found in the Gwinnett County district of Georgia.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 1,222 students from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Benefield Elementary School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Benefield Elementary School, the average teaching salary of $53,406 is lower than the Georgia state average of $53,902.

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Local Area
Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Discovery High School2127$7,78619.25$54,6370.66
Moore Middle School941$9,42715.43$57,8540.68
Phoenix High School569$11,42119.62$66,4920.65
McKendree Elementary School1132$9,76715.34$61,6980.72
Richards Middle School1870$8,67316.07$59,8160.66

Discovery High School

Number of pupils2127
Funding per pupil$7,786
Pupil teacher ratio19.25
Average teacher salary$54,637
Diversity index0.66

Moore Middle School

Number of pupils941
Funding per pupil$9,427
Pupil teacher ratio15.43
Average teacher salary$57,854
Diversity index0.68

Phoenix High School

Number of pupils569
Funding per pupil$11,421
Pupil teacher ratio19.62
Average teacher salary$66,492
Diversity index0.65

McKendree Elementary School

Number of pupils1132
Funding per pupil$9,767
Pupil teacher ratio15.34
Average teacher salary$61,698
Diversity index0.72

Richards Middle School

Number of pupils1870
Funding per pupil$8,673
Pupil teacher ratio16.07
Average teacher salary$59,816
Diversity index0.66
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Discovery High School0.18 miles
Moore Middle School1.11 miles
Phoenix High School1.53 miles
McKendree Elementary School1.57 miles
Richards Middle School1.91 miles
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Rankings within Georgia
There are 2335 schools in Georgia.
273rdlargest school
178thhighest number of FTE teachers
659thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1115thhighest average teaching salary
1006thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
145thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
314thhighest diversity index
574thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races24
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander110
American Indian or Aslaskan Native3
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander2

Out of 1222 students, with a diversity index of 0.64

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 3rd Grade: 4.5 hours

4th Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.