Benton High School

  • Benton High School serves 905 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Benton High School operates within the Bossier Parish School District.
  • Bossier Parish School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 905 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students905 students
Benton High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Benton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Benton High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBenton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
Benton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Benton High School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Benton High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Benton High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
15%
44%
Benton High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
82%
45%
Benton High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Benton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.310.61
Benton High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
58%
Benton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Benton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Bossier Parish School District's student population of 21,995 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 73% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,178 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,663 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameBossier Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
4
Number of Students Managed21,9951,685
Bossier Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate71%67%
Bossier Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$218 MM$30 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$207 MM$31 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,178$13,503
Bossier Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,663$14,322
Bossier Parish School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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    0 miles
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