Benton Community School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,553 students in Benton Community School District. Benton Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Public schools in Benton Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 83% (versus the Iowa public school average of 76%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 74% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
|School District Name||Benton Community School District|
|School District Website||http://www.benton.k12.ia.us|
|School District Phone Number||(319) 228-8701|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (IA)|
|# of Schools||5 Schools||1,330 Schools|
|# of Students||1,553 Students||502,459 Students|
|# of Teachers||100 Teachers||34,396 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1||15:1|
Benton Community School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 332 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (IA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#98 out of 333 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||4 Students||1,874 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||4 Students||12,683 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||23 Students||54,404 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||18 Students||30,879 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||1,484 Students||381,240 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||1,350 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||20 Students||20,029 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||127||22,072|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||125||38,247|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||94||34,902|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||95||36,010|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||106||36,631|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||104||37,922|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||105||37,957|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||118||37,546|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||104||37,038|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||119||36,371|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||122||37,643|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||101||37,027|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||113||36,147|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||120||36,946|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $12,968 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,090. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,507 is less than the state median of $13,630. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (IA)|
|Total Revenue||$20 MM||$10 MM|
|Spending||$18 MM||$10 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$12,968||$14,090|
|Revenue / Student||$11,507||$13,630|
Benton Community School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Rank: #11.600 1st St
Van Horne, IA 52346
Grades: 9-12 | 456 students
- Rank: #22.280 4th St
Keystone, IA 52249
Grades: PK-3 | 176 students
- Rank: #33.100 School Drive
Norway, IA 52318
Grades: 4-6 | 327 students
- Rank: #44.600 1st St
Van Horne, IA 52346
Grades: 7-8 | 223 students
- Rank: #55.217 4th Ave
Atkins, IA 52206
Grades: PK-3 | 371 students
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