Kiona-benton Intermediate School
Kiona-benton Intermediate School serves 359 students in grades 3-5.
Kiona-benton Intermediate School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
Kiona-benton Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Kiona-benton Intermediate School's student population of 359 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Kiona-benton Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kiona-benton Intermediate School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1887 out of 2052 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education
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