Benton Central Jr-Sr High School

Serves grades 7 - 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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4241 E 300 S
Oxford, IN 47971
Phone
(765) 884-1600
District
BENTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP
County
BENTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
910
Classroom Teachers
64

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Indiana

5

(10 is best)

Better than 41.4% of IN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Benton Central Jr-Sr High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 56 55
Proficiency in Reading 60 62
Proficiency in Math 51 49

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 56 58
Proficiency in Reading 61 61
Proficiency in Math 50.920245 54

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 46
Proficiency in Reading 62 57
Proficiency in Math 48 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.16
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.85
AVG FOR STATE 17.45
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 178 19.6%
Grade 8 147 16.2%
Grade 9 147 16.2%
Grade 10 140 15.4%
Grade 11 146 16.0%
Grade 12 152 16.7%
Total 910 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.0% 90.3% 71.8%
Black 0.6% 0.6% 13.2%
Hispanic 6.9% 8.7% 12.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.3% 2.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.1% 47.8% 46.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.0% 39.2% 39.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.1% 8.6% 7.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 11,045 6,691,878
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 23.5 185
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.0% 20.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.2% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.4% 26.0%
65 OR OLDER 16.6% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,312 2,553,818
Single Parent Households With Children 9.2% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.7% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.8% 25.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.2% 8.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.3% 13.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.5% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.9% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.4% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.0% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 8.7% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,069 $11,209,443 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $402 $742,494 3.3%
Staff $165 $304,755 1.4%
General Administration $128 $236,416 1.1%
School Administration $687 $1,268,889 5.7%
Operation $1,580 $2,918,260 13.1%
Transportation $848 $1,566,256 7.0%
Other $378 $698,166 3.1%
Total Support $4,187 $7,733,389 34.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,839 $3,396,633 15.2%
Total Expenditures $12,096 $22,341,312 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,571 $5,832,778,994 49.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $462 $483,356,437 4.1%
Staff $376 $393,989,155 3.3%
General Administration $200 $209,226,232 1.8%
School Administration $612 $640,322,023 5.4%
Operation $1,096 $1,148,061,426 9.7%
Transportation $581 $608,366,070 5.1%
Other $252 $264,101,690 2.2%
Total Support $3,579 $3,747,256,048 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,169 $2,271,124,578 19.2%
Total Expenditures $11,319 $11,851,201,696 100.0%
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%

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