Bentonville High School

  • Bentonville High School serves 4,512 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Bentonville High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39%.
  • Bentonville High School operates within the Bentonville School District.
  • Bentonville School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the Arkansas state average of 86%.

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School Overview

  • Bentonville High School's student population of 4512 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 292 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students4,512 students
Gender %Bentonville High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers292 teachers
Students by GradeBentonville High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Bentonville High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 999 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bentonville High School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
5%
2%
Hispanic
12%
12%
Black
3%
21%
White
75%
61%
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsBentonville High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.32
Graduation Rate
91%
86%
Bentonville High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
56%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Bentonville High School is Bentonville School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 256 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bentonville School District's student population of 16,060 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 87% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,630 in this district is less than the state average of $10,618. The district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $7,963 is less than the state average of $11,226. The district spending/student has declined by 27% over four school years.
    School District NameBentonville School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    18
    3
    Number of Students Managed16,060889
    Bentonville School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    65%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    91%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$128 MM$9 MM
    District Spending$119 MM$10 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,630$10,618
    District Spending / Student$7,963$11,226
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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