Benton High School

Benton High School serves 880 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Benton High School operates within the St. Joseph School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is equal to the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 880 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 880 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 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 0.25 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Hispanic
7%
5%
Black
7%
18%
White
86%
72%
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.
0.25 0.21
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.
48%
39%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,379 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name St. Joseph School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
2
Number of Students Managed 12,379 592
Graduation Rate 86% 86%
District Total Revenue $114 MM $6 MM
District Spending $113 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,710 $8,810
District Spending / Student $9,649 $8,968
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Helen M Davis School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spring Garden Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hyde Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Saint JosephHyde Elementary School
    509 Thompson
    Saint JosephMO 64504
    (816)671-4210
    0.2 mi | 433 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Saint JosephHosea Elementary School
    6401 Gordon St
    Saint JosephMO 64504
    (816)671-4180
    0.7 mi | 504 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Saint JosephSpring Garden Middle School
    5802 South 22nd
    Saint JosephMO 64503
    (816)671-4380
    1.1 mi | 412 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • Saint JosephLake Elementary School
    1800 Alabama
    Saint JosephMO 64504
    (816)671-4240
    1.7 mi | 302 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Saint JosephHall Elementary School
    2509 Duncan
    Saint JosephMO 64507
    (816)671-4160
    2.8 mi | 293 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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