Bentonville School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 16,870 students in Bentonville School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Bentonville School District have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Bentonville School District are Bright Field Middle School, Willowbrook Elementary School and Central Park At Morning Star. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Bentonville School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Bentonville School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
21 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
16,870 Students
494,601 Students
# Teachers
1,161 Teachers
35,691 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Bentonville School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 256 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 93% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#8 out of 260 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bentonville   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bentonville   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)
65%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bentonville   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
93%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bentonville   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.44
0.58
# American Indian Students
221 Students
3,128 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,100 Students
8,059 Students
% Asian Students
7%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,875 Students
64,752 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
13%
# Black Students
508 Students
101,003 Students
% Black Students
3%
20%
# White Students
12,441 Students
300,864 Students
% White Students
74%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
52 Students
4,013 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
673 Students
12,770 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
1,364
36,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,305
36,736
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,394
36,547
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,374
37,423
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,370
38,739
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,365
38,799
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,285
36,316
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,266
36,351
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,206
36,534
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,323
37,659
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,273
37,160
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,198
35,335
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,144
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
3
286

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,400 is higher than the state median of $11,290. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,934 is higher than the state median of $11,153. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$209 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bentonville   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
$201 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Bentonville   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
$12,400
$11,290
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bentonville   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
$11,934
$11,153
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bentonville   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 Bentonville School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bright Field Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5101 Sw Bright Rd
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 418-7200
Grades: 5-6
| 495 students
Rank: #22.
Willowbrook Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1800 Sw Gator Rd
Bentonville, AR 72713
(479) 418-7300
Grades: K-4
| 716 students
Rank: #33.
Central Park At Morning Star
Math: 84% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1400 Sw Liberty Ave
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 696-3200
Grades: K-4
| 859 students
Rank: #44.
Cooper Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2 Blowing Spring Rd
Bella Vista, AR 72714
(479) 254-5000
Grades: K-4
| 594 students
Rank: #55.
J William Fulbright Junior High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5303 Sw Bright Rd
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5000
Grades: 7-8
| 914 students
Rank: #66.
Sugar Creek Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1102 Bella Vista Rd
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5790
Grades: K-4
| 477 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Lincoln Junior High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1206 Leopard Ln
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5250
Grades: 7-8
| 820 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Washington Junior High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1501 Ne Wildcat Way
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5345
Grades: 7-8
| 738 students
Rank: #99.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
810 Bella Vista Rd
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5860
Grades: K-4
| 553 students
Rank: #1010.
Apple Glen Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1801 Orchard Ln
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5580
Grades: K-4
| 616 students
Rank: #1111.
Ruth Barker Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 Se 18th St
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 696-3300
Grades: 5-6
| 496 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Centerton Gamble Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1500 Gamble Rd
Centerton, AR 72719
(479) 696-3330
Grades: K-4
| 619 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Elm Tree Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
101 Elm Tree Ln
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5650
Grades: K-4
| 708 students
Rank: #1414.
Spring Hill Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
3400 Hwy 72 W
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5510
Grades: 5-6
| 614 students
Rank: #1515.
Osage Creek Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3001 Sw Featherston
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 286-5972
Grades: K-4
| 534 students
Rank: #1616.
Creekside Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2901 Sw 28th St
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 286-9600
Grades: 5-6
| 457 students
Rank: #1717.
Old High Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
406 Nw Second St
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5450
Grades: 5-6
| 588 students
Rank: #1818.
Bentonville High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1901 Se J St
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 3,126 students
Rank: #1919.
R.e. Baker Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
301 Nw Third St
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5720
Grades: K-4
| 504 students
Rank: #2020.
Mary Mae Jones Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 Se 14th St
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 254-5930
Grades: K-4
| 627 students
Rank: #2121.
Bentonville West High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1351 Gamble
Centerton, AR 72719
(479) 286-9800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,815 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 16,870 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44

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