Benton Middle School

906 Joe Creason Dr

Benton, KY 42025

Grades: 6-8

263 students

Benton Middle School serves 263 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Benton Middle School operates within the Marshall County School District.

Overview

The student population of 263 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 263 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
White
99%
81%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.02 0.23
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.
32%
48%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,814 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,028 is less than the state average of $10,129. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,969 is less than the state average of $9,906. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Marshall County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed 4,814 2,323
District Total Revenue $44 MM $24 MM
District Spending $43 MM $23 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,028 $10,129
District Spending / Student $8,969 $9,906
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Star Academy High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Marshall Middle School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benton Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BentonBenton Elementary School
    208 West 11th St
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-3373
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 609 students                      
  • BentonStar Academy High School
    Alternative School
    1308 Hwy 641 North
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)252-1394
    Alternative School

    2.3 mi | Gr. 11-12 | 28 students                      
  • BentonMarshall County Technical Center
    Vocational School
    341 High School Rd
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-8648
    Vocational School

    3.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • BentonMarshall County High School
    416 High School Rd
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-1453
    4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1330 students                      
  • BentonSouth Marshall Middle School
    85 Sid Darnall Rd
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-3828
    4.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 253 students                      

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