Benson, MN
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Benson Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Benson Public School District Details

Benson Public School District
1400 Montana Ave
Benson, MN 56215

856 Students enrolled in District

5 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Benson Public School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Minnesota

(10 is best)

Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Benson Area Learning Center School
1400 Montana Ave
Benson, MN, 56215
07-12
Benson Day Treatment School
1400 Montana Ave
Benson, MN, 56215
KG-12
Benson Secondary School
1400 Montana Ave
Benson, MN, 56215
07-12
Heartland Girls Ranch School
185 Swy 9 Ne
Benson, MN, 56215
07-12
Northside Elementary School
1800 W Nevada Ave
Benson, MN, 56215
PK-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.1% 72.4%
Black 0.6% 10.3%
Hispanic 7.6% 8.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 6.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.8%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.8% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.3% 30.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.4% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,992 $6,222,880 59.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $438 $389,820 3.7%
Staff $158 $140,620 1.4%
General Administration $360 $320,400 3.1%
School Administration $447 $397,830 3.8%
Operation $848 $754,720 7.2%
Transportation $427 $380,030 3.6%
Other $269 $239,410 2.3%
Total Support $2,947 $2,622,830 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,773 $1,577,970 15.1%
Total Expenditures $11,712 $10,423,680 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,273 $6,232,349,183 53.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $306 $262,467,091 2.2%
Staff $514 $440,345,174 3.8%
General Administration $329 $281,711,307 2.4%
School Administration $447 $383,246,302 3.3%
Operation $824 $705,764,021 6.0%
Transportation $634 $543,011,781 4.7%
Other $296 $253,706,083 2.2%
Total Support $3,349 $2,870,131,713 24.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,004 $2,574,227,204 22.0%
Total Expenditures $13,626 $11,676,752,080 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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