Liberty-benton Middle School

  • Liberty-benton Middle School serves 321 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Liberty-benton Middle School's student population of 321 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Liberty-benton Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Liberty-benton Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#940 out of 3,224 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
90%
71%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Liberty-benton Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.190.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Liberty-benton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLiberty-Benton Local School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Love, love the school. Having been a part of this district for nearly 20 years now, I would rate it one of the best in the area. Love the small school atmosphere. For those having problems, try the larger city schools, we tried that and there is not comparison.
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The bullying is out of control at this school! My child has been bullied constantly for two years. When bringing it to the attention of the guidance counselor, we were told there was no bullying, it was just some kids "picking on" my child. My child comes home every night in tears, begging to go to another school. I've heard from several other parents how bad this problem is at LB MS. They need to start an anti-bullying campaign and take it seriously!
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