Benton High School

Benton High School serves 1,149 students in grades 10-12.
Benton High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Benton High School's student population of 1,149 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,149 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

Benton High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Benton High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#329 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
13%
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Black
9%
20%
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White
81%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.330.58
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Graduation Rate
95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benton High School is Benton Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Benton Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Benton Benton Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-7 | 1,296 student
    0.2 miles
    204 N Cox St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501) 776-5740
    0.2 5-7 1,296
  • Benton Angie Grant Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 460 students
    0.3 miles
    1124 Hoover St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501) 778-3300
    0.3 K-4 460
  • Benton Benton Junior High School Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 8-9 | 827 students
    0.3 miles
    411 Border St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501) 778-7698
    0.3 8-9 827
  • Benton Perrin Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 594 students
    0.8 miles
    1201 Smithers Dr
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501) 778-7411
    0.8 K-4 594
  • Benton Ringgold Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 545 students
    1.0 miles
    536 River St
    Benton, AR 72015
    (501) 778-3500
    1 PK-4 545

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