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
916
Classroom Teachers
56

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arkansas

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.1% of AR schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

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

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 74 61
Proficiency in Reading 81 74
Proficiency in Math 67.857143 47

Grade 9

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 47
Proficiency in Reading 65 58
Proficiency in Math 48 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.42
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.05
AVG FOR STATE 13.07
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 8 441 48.1%
Grade 9 475 51.9%
Total 916 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.8% 80.2% 62.4%
Black 10.5% 10.1% 20.7%
Hispanic 8.4% 8.1% 13.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 1.0% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.5% 1.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.6% 41.0% 63.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.1% 33.2% 55.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.5% 7.7% 8.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 31,948 3,013,825
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 297.1 57
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.2% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.7% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.4% 25.2%
65 OR OLDER 14.9% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 12,009 1,152,175
Single Parent Households With Children 11.1% 11.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.1% 86.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.8% 22.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.0% 6.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.8% 10.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.4% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.7% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.2% 20.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.0% 18.6%
$15,000 or less 9.9% 14.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,654 $24,210,108 51.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $380 $1,976,760 4.2%
Staff $555 $2,887,110 6.1%
General Administration $184 $957,168 2.0%
School Administration $465 $2,418,930 5.1%
Operation $764 $3,974,328 8.4%
Transportation $183 $951,966 2.0%
Other $307 $1,597,014 3.4%
Total Support $2,838 $14,763,276 31.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,587 $8,255,574 17.5%
Total Expenditures $9,079 $47,228,958 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,473 $2,711,914,229 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $501 $248,061,021 4.5%
Staff $749 $370,932,167 6.8%
General Administration $234 $115,761,292 2.1%
School Administration $518 $256,498,210 4.7%
Operation $996 $493,730,324 9.0%
Transportation $366 $181,157,330 3.3%
Other $285 $141,183,077 2.6%
Total Support $3,648 $1,807,349,988 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,964 $973,136,932 17.7%
Total Expenditures $11,085 $5,492,428,955 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%