Benton High School

Benton High School serves 861 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
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 68%.

Overview

The student population of 861 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 861 students
Benton High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Benton High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Benton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
4%
Benton High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
15%
48%
Benton High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
79%
44%
Benton High School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Benton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.35 0.34
Benton High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
18%
61%
Benton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
3%
7%
Benton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,692 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,679 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 37% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,264 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 53% over four years.
School District Name Bossier Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
5
Number of Students Managed 21,692 2,117
Bossier Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 71% 68%
Bossier Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $211 MM $33 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $222 MM $33 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,679 $14,187
Bossier Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,264 $14,076
Bossier Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BentonBenton Middle School
    6140 Hwy 3
    BentonLA 71006
    (318)549-5310
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 759 students                      
  • BentonBenton Elementary School
    562 Hwy 162
    BentonLA 71006
    (318)549-5170
    2.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 844 students                      
  • Bossier CityLegacy Elementary School
    4830 Swan Lake Rd
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)759-2000
    6.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 873 students                      
  • ShreveportNorth Highlands Elementary School
    885 Poleman Rd
    ShreveportLA 71107
    (318)221-6346
    6.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 494 students                      
  • ShreveportNorthwood High School
    5939 Old Mooringsport Rd
    ShreveportLA 71107
    (318)929-3513
    7.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 951 students                      

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