Benton County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,160 students in Benton County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
Public Schools in Benton County School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 35% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Benton County School District are Briarwood School, Camden Junior High School and Camden Central High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Benton County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Benton County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Benton County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 09
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,773 Schools
# Students
2,160 Students
998,594 Students
# Teachers
150 Teachers
63,297 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Benton County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 146 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#60 out of 146 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Benton County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benton County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benton County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Benton County  School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.16
0.55
# American Indian Students
6 Students
1,648 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
14 Students
19,790 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
53 Students
103,001 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
10%
# Black Students
73 Students
218,072 Students
% Black Students
3%
22%
# White Students
1,979 Students
627,730 Students
% White Students
92%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,096 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
34 Students
27,257 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
66
28,301
# Students in K Grade:
145
75,188
# Students in 1st Grade:
168
74,335
# Students in 2nd Grade:
153
73,824
# Students in 3rd Grade:
159
74,700
# Students in 4th Grade:
160
77,936
# Students in 5th Grade:
175
78,376
# Students in 6th Grade:
160
76,656
# Students in 7th Grade:
159
74,777
# Students in 8th Grade:
159
73,864
# Students in 9th Grade:
148
75,314
# Students in 10th Grade:
175
74,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
163
71,915
# Students in 12th Grade:
170
69,261
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,844 is higher than the state median of $10,253. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,580 is higher than the state median of $10,022. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue
$23 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Benton County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$23 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Benton County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,844
$10,253
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Benton County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,580
$10,022
This chart display average spending per public school student in Benton County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Benton County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Briarwood School
Math: 46% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
169 Briarwood Ave
Camden, TN 38320
(731) 584-4257
Grades: 3-5
| 391 students
Rank: #22.
Camden Junior High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
75 Schools Dr
Camden, TN 38320
(731) 584-4518
Grades: 6-8
| 358 students
Rank: #33.
Camden Central High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Schools Dr
Camden, TN 38320
(731) 584-7254
Grades: 9-12
| 580 students
Rank: #44.
Big Sandy School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
13305 Highway 69 A
Big Sandy, TN 38221
(731) 593-3221
Grades: K-12
| 270 students
Rank: #55.
Holladay Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
148 Stokes Rd
Holladay, TN 38341
(731) 584-6874
Grades: K-8
| 123 students
208 Washington Ave
Camden, TN 38320
(731) 584-4918
Grades: PK-2
| 438 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 09
  • Students: 2,160 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in TN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.16

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