Benton Community Middle School
Benton Community Middle School serves 214 students in grades 7-8.
Benton Community Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 7-8
- Enrollment: 214 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 7%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 72% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Benton Community Middle School's student population of 214 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Benton Community Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benton Community Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#612 out of 1227 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
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), IA Dept. of Education
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