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 11% 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
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Students 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
Hispanic
4%
4%
Black
15%
48%
White
79%
44%
Two or more races
2%
1%
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.
0.35 0.34
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,692 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Bossier Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
5
Number of Students Managed 21,692 2,117
Graduation Rate 71% 68%
District Total Revenue $211 MM $33 MM
District Spending $222 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,679 $14,187
District Spending / Student $11,264 $14,076
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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BentonBenton Middle School
    6140 Hwy 3
    BentonLA 71006
    (318)549-5310
    0 mi | 759 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BentonBenton Elementary School
    562 Hwy 162
    BentonLA 71006
    (318)549-5170
    2.7 mi | 844 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Bossier CityLegacy Elementary School
    4830 Swan Lake Rd
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)759-2000
    6.2 mi | 873 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ShreveportNorth Highlands Elementary School
    885 Poleman Rd
    ShreveportLA 71107
    (318)221-6346
    6.7 mi | 494 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ShreveportNorthwood High School
    5939 Old Mooringsport Rd
    ShreveportLA 71107
    (318)929-3513
    7.3 mi | 951 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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