Benton High School

Benton High School serves 902 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Benton High School operates within the Bossier Parish School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 902 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 902 students
Benton High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Benton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Benton High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Benton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Benton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Benton High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Benton High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
14%
44%
Benton High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
80%
46%
Benton High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Benton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Benton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.34 0.35
Benton High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
60%
Benton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
7%
Benton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,844 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,820 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,272 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Bossier Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
5
Number of Students Managed 21,844 2,019
Bossier Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 67%
Bossier Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $218 MM $30 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $207 MM $31 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,820 $13,503
Bossier Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,272 $14,322
Bossier Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Northwood High School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benton Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benton Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BentonBenton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 824 students6140 Hwy 3
    BentonLA 71006
    (318)549-5310
    06-8824
  • BentonBenton Elementary School
    2.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 832 students562 Hwy 162
    BentonLA 71006
    (318)549-5170
    2.7KG-5832
  • Bossier CityLegacy Elementary School
    6.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 926 students4830 Swan Lake Rd
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)759-2000
    6.2KG-5926
  • ShreveportNorth Highlands Elementary School
    6.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 442 students885 Poleman Rd
    ShreveportLA 71107
    (318)221-6346
    6.7PK-5442
  • ShreveportNorthwood High School
    7.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 937 students5939 Old Mooringsport Rd
    ShreveportLA 71107
    (318)929-3513
    7.39-12937

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