Benton School District

  • 500 RIVER ST
  • BENTON, AR 72015
  • (501) 778-4861
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate74.4%76.4%
Dropout Rate4.0%4.7%
Per Pupil Spending$7,187$8,855
Students Per Teacher14.912.9
Number of Schools7-
Number of Students4,625-
Number of (FTE) Teachers310-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment4,62514.9
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students94
Kindergarten Students378
1st Grade Students346
2nd Grade Students333
3rd Grade Students352
4th Grade Students376
5th Grade Students349
6th Grade Students374
7th Grade Students382
8th Grade Students355
9th Grade Students374
10th Grade Students382
11th Grade Students310
12th Grade Students276
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native24
Asian or Pacific Islander21
Hispanic259
Black (Non-Hispanic)340
White (Non-Hispanic)3,921
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male2,427
Female2,254

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers31014.9
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers26-
Elementary Teachers128-
Secondary Teachers125-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes31-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides32
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors2
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors13
Elementary4
Secondary9
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians7
Library Support Staff2
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff178
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators4
LEA Administrative Support Staff20
School Administrators16
School Administrative Support Staff29
Student Support Services49
Other Support Services Staff60

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$37,051,000-
Total Local Revenues$12,393,00033.4%
Property Tax$2,947,0008.0%
Other School Systems$37,0000.10%
Cities and Counties$26,0000.07%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$1,0000.00%
School Lunch$667,0001.8%
District Activity Receipts$671,0001.8%
Rents and Royalties$53,0000.1%
Sale of Property$43,0000.1%
Interest Earnings$233,0000.6%
Private Contributions$75,0000.2%
Miscellaneous$62,0000.2%
NCES and Census Revenue$7,578,00020.5%
Total State Revenues$22,006,00059.4%
General Formula Assistance$19,073,00051.5%
Special Education Programs$1,227,0003.3%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$296,0000.8%
Bilingual Education Programs$34,0000.09%
Gifted and Talented Programs$5,0000.01%
Vocational Education Programs$100,0000.3%
School Lunch Programs$14,0000.04%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$373,0001.0%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$356,0001.0%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$528,0001.4%
Total Federal Revenues$2,652,0007.2%
Through State - Title I$490,0001.3%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$796,0002.1%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$16,0000.04%
Through State - Title V, Part A$8,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$5,0000.01%
Through State - Bilingual Education$12,0000.03%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$864,0002.3%
Through State - Other$407,0001.1%
Direct - Other$54,0000.1%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$32,904,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$20,071,00061.0%
Total Support Services Expenditures$11,237,00034.2%
Student Support$1,605,0004.3%
Instructional Staff Support$2,238,0006.0%
General Administration Support$707,0001.9%
School Administration Support$1,988,0005.4%
Operation and Maintenance Support$3,046,0008.2%
Student Transportation Support$840,0002.3%
Other Support Services$813,0002.2%
Total Other Expenditures$1,596,0004.9%
Food Services$1,596,0004.3%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 74.4%
Total Diploma Count 261
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12534.0%

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Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 7
  • Students: 4,625
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 310
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ANGIE GRANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1124 Hoover St
Benton, AR
Public | PK-5
537 15.8

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BENTON HIGH SCHOOL
211 Border St
Benton, AR
Public | 10-12
968 13.6

5 out of 5
4 Reviews
BENTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
411 Border St
Benton, AR
Public | 8-9
729 13.0

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BENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
204 North Cox
Benton, AR
Public | 6-7
756 15.1

4 out of 5
1 Review
CALDWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1800 West Sevier St
Benton, AR
Public | KG-5
522 15.8

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PERRIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1201 Smithers Dr
Benton, AR
Public | PK-5
618 15.1

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RINGGOLD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
536 River St
Benton, AR
Public | PK-5
551 14.1

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