Bennington High School

16610 Bennington Road
Bennington, NE 68007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Bennington High School serves 957 students in grades 9-12.
Bennington High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 957 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bennington High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Bennington High School's student population of 957 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 51% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
957 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Bennington High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bennington High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#77 out of 902 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
86%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bennington High School's ranking?
Bennington High School is ranked #77 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bennington High School?
The graduation rate of Bennington High School is 95%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 85%.
How many students attend Bennington High School?
957 students attend Bennington High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Bennington High School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bennington High School?
Bennington High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Bennington High School offer ?
Bennington High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Bennington High School part of?
Bennington High School is part of Bennington Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 957 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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