Benton School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there is 1 public preschool serving 545 students in Benton School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public pre schools in Arkansas.
Public Preschool in Benton School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Arkansas public pre school average of 53%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 42% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschool in Benton School District is Ringgold Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public preschool average of 41% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Benton School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Benton School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
1 School
302 Schools
# Students
545 Students
129,168 Students
# Teachers
28 Teachers
8,524 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Benton School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 150 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#33 out of 260 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Benton   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Benton   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.39
0.60
# American Indian Students
1 Student
705 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
1,560 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
55 Students
19,936 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
15%
# Black Students
57 Students
25,685 Students
% Black Students
11%
20%
# White Students
418 Students
76,017 Students
% White Students
77%
59%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,736 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
12 Students
3,529 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
92
16,300
# Students in K Grade:
86
22,313
# Students in 1st Grade:
92
20,845
# Students in 2nd Grade:
96
18,992
# Students in 3rd Grade:
90
16,969
# Students in 4th Grade:
89
16,538
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
12,249
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
4,640
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
78
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
94
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
33
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
29
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
25
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
35
# Ungraded Students:
-
28

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,904 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,096. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,353 is less than the state median of $10,945. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$53 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Benton   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$50 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Benton   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,904
$11,096
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Benton   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,353
$10,945
This chart display average spending per public school student in Benton   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Benton School District Public Preschools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ringgold Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
536 River St
Benton, AR 72015
(501) 778-3500
Grades: PK-4
| 545 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 1% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39

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