Benton County School District
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public middle schools managed by Benton County School District serving 771 students in Big Sandy, Tennessee.
- Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee state average of 37%.
- The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.
Benton County School District (2019-20)
|School District Name||Benton County School District|
|# of Schools||n/a|
|# of Students||2,190 students|
|# of Teachers||158 Teacher(s)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1|
|# of Male Students||1,138 students|
|% Male Students|
|# of Female Students||1,052 students|
|% Female Students|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||3 students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||17 students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||49 students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||79 students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||2,015 students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||2 students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||25 students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
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:||-|
- 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 Data||This School District||State Average (TN)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
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 Data||This School District||This State (TN)|
|Total Revenue||$22 MM||$31 MM|
|Spending||$21 MM||$29 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$9,707||$8,897|
|Spending / Student||$9,299||$8,572|
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