Benton High School

211 Border St
Benton, AR 72015
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 1,244 students in grades 10-12, Benton High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 1,244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : 95% (Top 20% in AR)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Benton High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Benton High School's student population of 1,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,244 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
112 teachers
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School Rankings

Benton High School ranks within the top 50% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Benton High School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AR)
#445 out of 997 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Benton High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Benton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Benton High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Benton High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
1%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Benton High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Benton High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
8%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Benton High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
74%
59%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Benton High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Benton High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benton High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas.
0.43
This chart displays the diversity score of Benton High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
95%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Benton High School and public school graduation rate of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
58%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Benton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Benton High School's ranking?
Benton High School is ranked #445 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Benton High School often compared to?
Benton High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bryant High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Benton High School?
The graduation rate of Benton High School is 95%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 88%.
How many students attend Benton High School?
1,244 students attend Benton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Benton High School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Benton High School?
Benton High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Benton High School offer ?
Benton High School offers enrollment in grades 10-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Benton High School part of?
Benton High School is part of Benton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 1,244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : 95% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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