Benton Middle School (Closed 2018)

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 equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Benton Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState 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 Ratio16:116:1
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 2017-18 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/a0.40
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%
55%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Benton Middle School is Purchase Youth Village (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benton Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Benton Benton Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 565 students
    0.2 miles
    208 W 11th St
    Benton, KY 42025
    (270) 527-3373
    0.2 PK-5 565
  • Benton Purchase Youth Village Alternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 13 students
    0.7 miles
    473 Old Symsonia Rd
    Benton, KY 42025
    (270) 527-6639
    0.7 PK-12 13
  • Benton South Marshall Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 552 students
    1.2 miles
    2211 Us 641 South
    Benton, KY 42025
    (270) 527-3828
    1.2 6-8 552
  • Benton Marshall County Technical Center Vocational School

    3.9 miles
    341 High School Rd
    Benton, KY 42025
    (270) 527-8648
    3.9 n/a n/a
  • Benton Marshall County High School Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,392 student
    4.0 miles
    416 High School Rd
    Benton, KY 42025
    (270) 527-1453
    4 9-12 1,392
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