Benton School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 7 public schools in Benton School District, serving 5,378 students.
  • Public school in Benton School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 53% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 10% of public schools in Arkansas.
  • The top ranked public schools in Benton School District are Benton Middle School, Perrin Elementary School and Caldwell Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameBenton School District
School District Websitehttp://bentonschools.org
School District Phone Number(501)778-4861
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
# of Schools7 Schools1,087 Schools
# of Students5,378 Students496,099 Students
# of Teachers318 Teachers35,801 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1

District Comparison

  • Benton School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 261 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benton   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benton   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Benton   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.370.58
# of American Indian Students18 Students3,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students53 Students8,074 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students420 Students64,857 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
13%
# of Black Students513 Students101,315 Students
% Black Students
10%
20%
# of White Students4,231 Students301,858 Students
% White Students
79%
61%
# of Hawaiian Students7 Students4,014 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students136 Students12,823 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:9216,843
# of Students in Kindergarten:40236,976
# of Students in 1st Grade:40236,844
# of Students in 2nd Grade:40336,929
# of Students in 3rd Grade:40437,788
# of Students in 4th Grade:40338,814
# of Students in 5th Grade:49238,853
# of Students in 6th Grade:37536,316
# of Students in 7th Grade:42936,431
# of Students in 8th Grade:43636,623
# of Students in 9th Grade:39137,736
# of Students in 10th Grade:37737,222
# of Students in 11th Grade:40735,386
# of Students in 12th Grade:36433,052
# of Ungraded Students:1286

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,115 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,489. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,164 is higher than the state average of $10,954. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$49 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Benton   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$64 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Benton   School District and average spending for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,115$10,489
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Benton   School District and average revenue per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,164$10,954
This chart display average spending per public school student in Benton   School District and average spending per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Benton School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Angie Grant Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1124 Hoover St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-3300

    Grades: K-4 | 460 students
  • Benton High School Math: 44% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Top 30%
    211 Border St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-3288

    Grades: 10-12 | 1149 students
  • Benton Junior High School Math: 52% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 30%
    411 Border St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-7698

    Grades: 8-9 | 827 students
  • Benton Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Top 10%
    204 N Cox St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)776-5740

    Grades: 5-7 | 1296 students
  • Caldwell Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1800 W Sevier St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-4444

    Grades: K-4 | 507 students
  • Perrin Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1201 Smithers Dr
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-7411

    Grades: K-4 | 594 students
  • Ringgold Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    536 River St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-3500

    Grades: PK-4 | 545 students
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