Benton Junior High School
Benton Junior High School serves 827 students in grades 8-9.
Benton Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).
Benton Junior High School's student population of 827 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Benton Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benton Junior High School is 0.41, 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 Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#235 out of 998 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education
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