Benton School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 7 public schools managed by Benton School District serving 5,141 students in Benton, Arkansas.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas state average of 40%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Benton School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Benton Angie Grant Elementary School
    1124 Hoover St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-3300

    Grades: K-5 | 572 students
  • Benton Benton High School
    211 Border St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-3288

    Grades: 10-12 | 1128 students
  • Benton Benton Junior High School
    411 Border St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-7698

    Grades: 8-9 | 781 students
  • Benton Benton Middle School
    204 N Cox St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)776-5740

    Grades: 6-7 | 789 students
  • Benton Caldwell Elementary School
    1800 W Sevier St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-4444

    Grades: K-5 | 582 students
  • Benton Perrin Elementary School
    1201 Smithers Dr
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-7411

    Grades: PK-5 | 658 students
  • Benton Ringgold Elementary School
    536 River St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501)778-3500

    Grades: PK-5 | 631 students

Overview

School District NameBenton School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students5,141 students
# of Teachers315 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students2,574 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students2,567 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.33
# of American Indian Students12 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students49 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students378 students
% Hispanic Students
7%
# of Black Students419 students
% Black Students
8%
# of White Students4,143 students
% White Students
81%
# of Hawaiian Students4 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students136 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:96
# of Students in Kindergarten:369
# of Students in 1st Grade:393
# of Students in 2nd Grade:379
# of Students in 3rd Grade:459
# of Students in 4th Grade:353
# of Students in 5th Grade:394
# of Students in 6th Grade:383
# of Students in 7th Grade:406
# of Students in 8th Grade:375
# of Students in 9th Grade:406
# of Students in 10th Grade:412
# of Students in 11th Grade:371
# of Students in 12th Grade:345
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Benton School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 256 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
44%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Benton School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,115 in this school district is less than the state average of $11,372. 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 $12,024. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$49 MM$9 MM
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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 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,115$11,372
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 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,164$12,024
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 2015-16 school year data.
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Benton School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.33, which is same as the Arkansas average of 0.33. The most diverse school in the district is Angie Grant Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.