Benson Middle School
Benson Middle School serves 276 students in grades 5-8.
Benson Middle 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 44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 5-8
- Students: 276 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 34%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 44% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 44% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Benson Middle School's student population of 276 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Benson Middle 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 Middle School is 0.48, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#999 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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