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About This School

Little Bennett Elementary School is a public elementary school in Clarksburg. 844 children attend Little Bennett Elementary School and are mostly Multiracial; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 9% of the Little Bennett Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 13% of the 844 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Little Bennett Elementary School is 17:1. Clarksburg Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Drawing painting
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 6% %
White, non-Hispanic 36% 39%
Asian/Pacific Islander 29% 15%
Asian 28% %
Black, non-Hispanic 20% 23%
Hispanic 10% 22%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 13% 27%
Limited English proficiency 9% 12%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    We have one son who has been at Little Bennett from 1st through 4th grades and another one entering 1st grade this coming fall. The school has been one of the few things that actually work well in Clarksburg Town Center. The principal is very serious and dedicated as are the teachers. Any inquiry we have had has been answered promptly and the quality of education is outstanding.

  • (1 year ago)

    Little Bennette is awesome school and have great curriculums. Teachers is very communicative and make thing easier for the students and parents. Compare others county/public school system and could't ask for better place for my family.

  • (1 year ago)

    Little Bennette Elementary school is excellent. The teachers is highly superb. Always keeping in touch / follow up with the parents aboute the student programs or progress. My kid always looking forwards spending his day at school. The principal is awesome and the staffs is just amazing. Always have great curriculums and great programs. I highly recommended for patents who love the children get good starter / foundation for the children future.

  • (1 year ago)

    The School is EXELENT. The staff are nice to my child my child never got bullyed and is always excited to go back to school. The principal is strong in leadership and the school is clean so if you are looking for an elementary school that is up to your standards then stop looking. What you have been searching for is found.

  • (2 years ago)

    LBES is an incredible school. I have moved around the country multiple times have had my children in 4 different elementary schools Little Bennett by far is the best! Incredible committed teachers great principal in Mr. Miller and wonderful parent involvement. This school is a gem for the community of Clarksburg Town Center.

  • (2 years ago)

    This will be my child's third year attending Little Bennett. While I agree with the parent that praises the school's ethnic diversity what I have always had a problem with is the lack of diversity among the TEACHING staff. There is not one African-American teacher. The assistant principal and the PE teacher are Black though. But for this level of diversity I have always been surprised that this school has no Black teachers.

  • (3 years ago)

    My oldest son started 3rd grade at Little Bennett Elementary School. Now my middle son is entering 2nd grade this coming school year. We have been very happy and greatful that we have such a wonderful staffs and teachers. Everyone is very nice and supportive. Both my son are reading and doing math in advance level. So far our experience at the school has been awesome and I love to go in and volunteer at my son's classroom.

  • (4 years ago)

    LBES is an excellent school. My kindergartener has learned so much this year. He has learned to become more responsible as well. Mr. Miller is a very active principal which keeps the school on track. For the parent who has the bored child- I'm sorry that you feel this way but you should of had your child placed in first grade if they are beyond the K level. The classes DO offer various levels with reading and they are already learning first grade math.

  • (4 years ago)

    It is a very good school with decent groupings and work allocations. My son and daughter joined this school from another MCPS school and I can see this school is as good as the other school with more Discipline.

  • (4 years ago)

    I completely disagree with the parent who gave LBES a relatively low rating. In my opinion you cannot judge how good/bad the school is by only looking at the kindergarten and I am amazed at the effect of a single opinion negatively affecting the rating of our wonderful school. Yes LBES is a great school with dedicated teachers and staff and of course the principle. Especially I like the fact that the school is ethnically so diverse.

  • (4 years ago)

    So far it has been mixed. In my opinion the teachers (in kindergarten at least) don't seem to be able to provide challenging work for kids who can already read write add and subtract. They do the same repetitive ABC 123 drills as kids who are just learning these skills so that is very de-motivating for the kids. I understand that the teachers have a difficult situation because they have such a mix of abilities in the classroom. However other schools provide better grouping for longer periods to make sure all children are engaged and learning at their proper level. Instead at LB the smart kids are expected to bring the others up to speed. I hope my child will be less bored in first grade. Otherwise we will have to find a private school. On the positive side it is a nice building and people are relatively friendly.

  • (4 years ago)

    The staff is amazing! I was really surprised by the technology the teachers are using even at the lower grade levels. It's really Awesome! The school is so diverse and it's so nice to be able to send my child to a school who's population is representative of his community.

  • (5 years ago)

    I do like this school.I am satisfied with overall administration of this aschool.

  • (5 years ago)

    I do think it is excellent. I am very impressed with how much time the teachers spend with each student.

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