Benson High School

360 S. Patagonia
Benson, AZ 85602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Benson High School serves 338 students in grades 9-12.
Benson High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Benson High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Benson High School's student population of 338 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Rankings

Benson High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benson High School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#694 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
72%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.440.65
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenson Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benson High School is Ctd - Benson High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Benson Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Benson Benson Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 280 students
    0.0 miles
    360 S Patagonia Street
    Benson, AZ 85602
    (520) 720-6700
    0 6-8 280
  • Benson Benson Primary School Math: 61% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
    0.0 miles
    360 S Patagonia Street
    Benson, AZ 85602
    (520) 720-6750
    0 PK-5 552
  • Benson Ctd - Benson High School Vocational School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    360 S. Patagonia St.
    Benson, AZ 85602
    (520) 586-2213
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Benson Ctd - Cochise Technology School Vocational School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1 student
    0.0 miles
    360 S. Patagonia Street
    Benson, AZ 85602
    (520) 586-2213
    0 9-12 1
  • Benson San Pedro Valley High School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 16 students
    0.1 miles
    197 E. 7th Street
    Benson, AZ 85602
    (520) 720-6726
    0.1 9-12 16

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