906 Joe Creason Dr
Benton, KY 42025
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Benton Middle School served 256 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 67% (which was higher than the Kentucky state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 70% (which was higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
256 students
This chart display total students of Benton Middle School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Benton Middle School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Benton Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
67%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benton Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
70%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benton Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Benton Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(15-16)
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Benton Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
(15-16)
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Benton Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
(15-16)
n/a
11%
White
(15-16)
97%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Benton Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(15-16)
n/a
3%
Diversity Score
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Benton Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Benton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 49% KY state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).

How many students attend Benton Middle School?

256 students attend Benton Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

97% of Benton Middle School students are White, and 3% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Benton Middle School?

Benton Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Benton Middle School offer ?

Benton Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Benton Middle School part of?

Benton Middle School is part of Marshall County School District.

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