Benton High School

Serves grades 10 - 12

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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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
211 Border St
Benton, AR 72015
Phone
(501) 778-3288
District
BENTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
SALINE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1132
Classroom Teachers
74

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arkansas

9

(10 is best)

Better than 85.5% of AR schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Benton High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 31
Proficiency in Reading 43 34
Proficiency in Math 43 28

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.31
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.79
AVG FOR STATE 13.81
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 10 417 36.8%
Grade 11 387 34.2%
Grade 12 328 29.0%
Total 1132 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.3% 81.3% 62.8%
Black 9.8% 9.3% 21.0%
Hispanic 7.6% 8.0% 13.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 1.1% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 19.3% 22.0% 34.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.5% 14.2% 25.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.8% 7.8% 8.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 31,334 3,004,279
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 291.3 57
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.9% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.5% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.8% 25.3%
65 OR OLDER 14.7% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,872 1,147,291
Single Parent Households With Children 10.3% 11.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.3% 85.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.9% 22.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.5% 6.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.8% 9.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.9% 10.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.6% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.0% 21.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.4% 19.2%
$15,000 or less 8.7% 15.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,742 $24,378,622 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $397 $2,040,977 4.1%
Staff $542 $2,786,422 5.6%
General Administration $200 $1,028,200 2.1%
School Administration $477 $2,452,257 5.0%
Operation $752 $3,866,032 7.8%
Transportation $180 $925,380 1.9%
Other $344 $1,768,504 3.6%
Total Support $2,891 $14,862,631 30.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,976 $10,158,616 20.6%
Total Expenditures $9,609 $49,399,869 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,419 $2,675,041,458 49.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $491 $242,137,408 4.5%
Staff $741 $365,860,413 6.7%
General Administration $235 $116,094,667 2.1%
School Administration $512 $252,770,763 4.7%
Operation $990 $488,891,477 9.0%
Transportation $362 $178,745,452 3.3%
Other $285 $140,630,664 2.6%
Total Support $3,617 $1,785,179,882 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,954 $964,398,984 17.8%
Total Expenditures $10,989 $5,424,587,274 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%