Benton Community Senior High School

  • Benton Community Senior High School serves 465 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Benton Community Senior High School's student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benton Community Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benton Community Senior High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#141 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benton Community Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
96%
77%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benton Community Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.080.25
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benton Community Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenton Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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