Benton Junior High School

411 Border St

Benton, AR 72015-6000

Grades: 8-9

771 students

Benton Junior High School serves 771 students in grades 8-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Benton Junior High School operates within the Benton School District.

Overview

The student population of 771 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-9
Total Students 771 students
Benton Junior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Benton Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Benton Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less 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 16:1 13:1
Benton Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
8%
10%
Benton Junior High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
8%
23%
Benton Junior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
83%
63%
Benton Junior High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Benton Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.30 0.31
Benton Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
30%
52%
Benton Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
9%
9%
Benton Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,859 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,245 is less than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,287 is less than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Benton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,859 925
Benton   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $9 MM
Benton   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $43 MM $10 MM
Benton   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,245 $9,870
Benton   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,287 $10,243
Benton   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BentonAngie Grant Elementary School
    1124 Hoover St
    BentonAR 72015
    (501)778-3300
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 593 students                      
  • BentonBenton High School
    211 Border St
    BentonAR 72015
    (501)778-3288
    0.3 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 1015 students                      
  • BentonBenton Middle School
    204 North Cox St
    BentonAR 72015
    (501)776-5740
    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-7 | 776 students                      
  • BentonRinggold Elementary School
    536 River St
    BentonAR 72015
    (501)778-3500
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 590 students                      
  • BentonPerrin Elementary School
    1201 Smithers Dr
    BentonAR 72015
    (501)778-7411
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 591 students                      

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