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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by Benton County School District serving 2,190 students in Big Sandy, Tennessee.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Tennessee state average of 37%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Benton County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Big Sandy Big Sandy School
    13305 Highway 69 A
    Big Sandy, TN 38221
    (731)593-3221

    Grades: K-12 | 289 students
  • Camden Briarwood School
    169 Briarwood Av
    Camden, TN 38320
    (731)584-4257

    Grades: 3-5 | 350 students
  • Camden Camden Central High School
    115 Schools Dr
    Camden, TN 38320
    (731)584-7254

    Grades: 9-12 | 613 students
  • Camden Camden Elementary School
    208 Washington Av
    Camden, TN 38320
    (731)584-4918

    Grades: PK-2 | 456 students
  • Camden Camden Junior High School
    75 Schools Dr
    Camden, TN 38320
    (731)584-4518

    Grades: 6-8 | 353 students
  • Holladay Holladay Elementary School
    148 Stokes Rd
    Holladay, TN 38341
    (731)584-6874

    Grades: K-8 | 129 students

Overview

School District NameBenton County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,190 students
# of Teachers158 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
# of Male Students1,138 students
% Male Students
52%
# of Female Students1,052 students
% Female Students
48%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.15
# of American Indian Students3 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students17 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students49 students
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Students79 students
% Black Students
4%
# of White Students2,015 students
% White Students
92%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students25 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:71
# of Students in Kindergarten:166
# of Students in 1st Grade:155
# of Students in 2nd Grade:162
# of Students in 3rd Grade:140
# of Students in 4th Grade:164
# of Students in 5th Grade:152
# of Students in 6th Grade:160
# of Students in 7th Grade:168
# of Students in 8th Grade:145
# of Students in 9th Grade:182
# of Students in 10th Grade:171
# of Students in 11th Grade:175
# of Students in 12th Grade:179
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Benton County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 129 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,707 is higher than the state average of $8,897. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,299 is higher than the state average of $8,572. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$22 MM$31 MM
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Spending$21 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Benton County School District and average spending for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,707$8,897
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Spending / Student$9,299$8,572
This chart display average spending per public school student in Benton County School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Benton County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.15, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.28. The most diverse school in the district is Camden Junior High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.