Benson Day Treatment serves 9 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Benson Day Treatment's student population of 9 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
9 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Benson Day Treatment is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
22%
11%
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White
67%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
33%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 9 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 30% in MN)

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