Benton Area SD School District

All
(2)
All
(2)
 
High
(1)
High
(1)
 
Middle
(1)
Middle
(1)
 
Elementary
(1)
Elementary
(1)
 
  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 2 public schools managed by Benton Area SD School District serving 659 students in Benton, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Benton Area SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Benton Appleman Elementary School
    525 Park Street
    Benton, PA 17814
    (570)925-6971

    Grades: K-6 | 366 students
  • Benton Benton Area Mshs
    400 Park Street
    Benton, PA 17814
    (570)925-2651

    Grades: 7-12 | 293 students

Overview

School District NameBenton Area SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students659 students
# of Teachers62 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
# of Male Students332 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students327 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.09
# of American Indian Students3 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students4 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students15 students
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Students6 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students628 students
% White Students
95%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students3 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:59
# of Students in 1st Grade:48
# of Students in 2nd Grade:49
# of Students in 3rd Grade:58
# of Students in 4th Grade:49
# of Students in 5th Grade:58
# of Students in 6th Grade:45
# of Students in 7th Grade:64
# of Students in 8th Grade:52
# of Students in 9th Grade:56
# of Students in 10th Grade:37
# of Students in 11th Grade:44
# of Students in 12th Grade:40
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Benton Area SD School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benton Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benton Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Benton Area SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,932 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $15,549 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$11 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Benton Area SD School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$11 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Benton Area SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,932$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Benton Area SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$15,549$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Benton Area SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Recent Articles
We provide an overview and current status of the Race to the Top program that was designed as an incentive and funding program to promote education reform in public school districts across the country.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.
Did You Know?
Benton Area SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.09, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Benton Area Mshs. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.