Benton Junior High School

Serves grades 8 - 9

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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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
411 Border St
Benton, AR 72015
Phone
(501) 778-7698
District
BENTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
SALINE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
773
Classroom Teachers
54

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arkansas

9

(10 is best)

Better than 85.3% of AR schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

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

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 48
Proficiency in Reading 61 50
Proficiency in Math 64.285714 46

Grade 9

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 36
Proficiency in Reading 51 38
Proficiency in Math 49 33

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.29
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.79
AVG FOR STATE 13.81
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 8 392 50.7%
Grade 9 381 49.3%
Total 773 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 83.9% 81.3% 62.8%
Black 8.4% 9.3% 21.0%
Hispanic 6.9% 8.0% 13.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 1.1% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 17.7% 22.0% 34.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.1% 14.2% 25.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 7.8% 8.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 31,334 3,013,825
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% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.8% 25.2%
65 OR OLDER 14.7% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,872 1,152,175
Single Parent Households With Children 10.3% 11.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.3% 86.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.9% 22.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.5% 6.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.8% 10.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.9% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.6% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.0% 20.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.4% 18.6%
$15,000 or less 8.7% 14.6%

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%