Bentonville High School

Bentonville High School serves 3,589 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Bentonville High School operates within the Bentonville School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 3589 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 224 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,589 students
Bentonville High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 224 teachers
Bentonville High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bentonville High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Bentonville High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Bentonville High School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
3%
1%
Bentonville High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
12%
10%
Bentonville High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
2%
22%
Bentonville High School Black (1995-2012)
White
76%
64%
Bentonville High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bentonville High School Sch Ethnicity Bentonville High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.41 0.72
Bentonville High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
17%
52%
Bentonville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
9%
Bentonville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,123 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Bentonville School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 14,123 938
Bentonville   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 86% 76%
Bentonville   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $119 MM $9 MM
Bentonville   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $114 MM $10 MM
Bentonville   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,469 $9,870
Bentonville   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,044 $10,243
Bentonville   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rogers High School (4.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ruth Barker Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Mae Jones Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bentonville Ruth Barker Middle School
    500 Se 18th St
    Bentonville , AR , 72712
    (479)696-3300
    0.4  mi  |  775  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Bentonville Mary Mae Jones Elementary School
    500 Se 14th St
    Bentonville , AR , 72712
    (479)254-5930
    0.6  mi  |  617  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Rogers Reagan Elementary School
    3904 West Olive St
    Rogers , AR , 72756
    (479)631-3680
    1.4  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bentonville Washington Junior High School
    1501 Ne Wildcat Way
    Bentonville , AR , 72712
    (479)254-5345
    1.5  mi  |  1069  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Bentonville Apple Glen Elementary School
    1801 Orchard Ln
    Bentonville , AR , 72712
    (479)254-5580
    1.7  mi  |  566  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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Did You Know?
Bentonville, AR public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.41, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Bentonville is Mary Mae Jones Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.