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M Lynn Bennion School

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9 reviews
Grades
PK-6
Students
244
Type
Public
School District
Salt Lake District
429 800 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 578-8108

Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence (SAGE)

M Lynn Bennion School
Based on data from the 2018 school year

Community Reviews

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My children have had a wonderful experience at Bennion. They look forward to going to school each day. They have learned a tremendous amount, are doing great in school and have made many great friends.
Posted by a parent on 4/17/2019
I don’t know where the dated negative reviews come from, but this school is amazing! A eclectic mix of students from all sorts of ethnic, economic, and cultural backgrounds. Faculty is well adapted at integrating kids regardless of their upbringings and capabilities, and the thriving culture of acceptance and emphasis on scholarly excellence reflects this. Very accepting student body. Many stories of kids bullied at other schools coming here and finding a home. Exceptional STEM program, violin and piano classes, a BTS-sponsored visual arts program, and great after-school program (which my kids love). And the school is. bringing coding (computer programming), a morning meditation class, and more leadership into the curriculums. Don’t be fooled by the test scores. They aren’t a fair comparison when a school has a large non-native English speaking, lower income, and transitioning population. Instead take a look at it’s small class sizes, amazing administration, teachers, programs, parent involvement and community support. This school is a gem! Go visit for yourself. The principal and staff will receive you and your children with open arms.
Posted by a parent on 3/20/2019
My daughter has attended Bennion for 4 years now, she started there in Pre-K and is now nearing the end of 2nd grade. She has learned more than just a basic education, she has learned how to make friends who are different from her, she has learned to show compassion to those who may not learn the same as she does. Over the last couple of years the school has begun to focus on improving the wellness of their students. Each classroom has a think space that students can use to de-stress and to have a few minutes to have a break. It is true that the school test scores have run low the past few years, but it is not a fair representation of what the current students are learning or are capable of. There is a group of students who come from poverty and homelessness, but the students and teachers welcome them with open arms and teach them all they can before they move on. Bennion is growing and evolving and the future looks bright.
Posted by a parent on 3/20/2019
A fantastic and unexpected surprise given the low scores and terrible reviews on here. I am reminded that test scores mean very little, and most reviewers are motivated by negative experiences. I HIGHLY recommend this school to any family with values focused on diversity, inclusion, equity and kindness to others! Take the risk we did, you truly won't regret it. Go visit and see for yourself before you decide. That helped me A LOT.
Posted by a parent on 3/20/2019
Terrible!! Horrible!! Dangerous!! Terrible that the scores are so low. Horrible that teachers and principal Mrs Cordova are so arrogant, they know what they're doing as if their school is Harvard. Yet, failure, failure and more failure is what they produce out of that school.
Posted by a parent on 11/29/2018

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Salt Lake City schools - M Lynn Bennion School is located at 429 800 East, Salt Lake City UT 84102. M Lynn Bennion School is in the Salt Lake District. M Lynn Bennion School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK-6.

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