Top 3 Best Benton Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 738 students in Benton, MO.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Benton, MO are Kelso Elementary School, Scott Co. Elementary School and Scott Co. Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Benton, MO public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Missouri public elementary school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 42% statewide average). Elementary schools in Benton have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public elementary school average of 31% (majority Black).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Benton, MO (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kelso Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
820 State Hwy A
Benton, MO 63736
(573) 545-3357
Grades: PK-8
| 160 students
Rank: #22.
Scott Co. Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4035 State Hwy 77
Benton, MO 63736
(573) 545-3541
Grades: PK-5
| 363 students
Rank: #33.
Scott Co. Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4035 State Hwy 77
Benton, MO 63736
(573) 545-3541
Grades: 6-8
| 215 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Benton, MO?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Benton, MO include Kelso Elementary School, Scott Co. Elementary School and Scott Co. Middle School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Benton, MO?
3 public elementary schools are located in Benton, MO.
What is the racial composition of students in Benton, MO?
Benton, MO public elementary schools minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public elementary schools average of 31% (majority Black).

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