Benton Junior High School

411 Border St

Benton, AR 72015-6000

Tel: (501)778-7698
Grades 8-9
776 students
Benton Junior High School serves 776 students in grades 8 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Benton Junior High School operates within the Benton School District.

School Overview

The student population of 776 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-9
Total Students 776 students
Benton Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Benton Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Benton Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Benton Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Benton Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
7%
11%
Benton Junior High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
8%
21%
Benton Junior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
82%
63%
Benton Junior High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Benton Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Benton Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR 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.
0.32 0.31
Benton Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
31%
52%
Benton Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
7%
10%
Benton Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,009 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,500 is higher than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 39% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,665 is higher than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 58% over four years.
School District Name Benton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 5,009 953
Benton   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $10 MM
Benton   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $64 MM $10 MM
Benton   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,500 $10,220
Benton   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,665 $10,673
Benton   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Benton High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benton Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Angie Grant Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BentonAngie Grant Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 600 students1124 Hoover St
    BentonAR 72015
    (501)778-3300
    0.1KG-5600
  • BentonBenton High School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 10-12 | 1067 students211 Border St
    BentonAR 72015
    (501)778-3288
    0.310-121067
  • BentonBenton Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-7 | 778 students204 North Cox St
    BentonAR 72015
    (501)776-5740
    0.56-7778
  • BentonRinggold Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 594 students536 River St
    BentonAR 72015
    (501)778-3500
    1PK-5594
  • BentonPerrin Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 644 students1201 Smithers Dr
    BentonAR 72015
    (501)778-7411
    1.1PK-5644

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