9300 Homestead Rd
Benzonia, MI 49616
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Benzie Central Sr High School serves 409 students in grades 9-12.
Benzie Central Sr High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 409 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Benzie Central Sr High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Benzie Central Sr High School's student population of 409 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Benzie Central Sr High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benzie Central Sr High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1059 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
17:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
88%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 409 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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