Benton Middle School

906 Joe Creason Dr, Benton, KY 42025 | (270) 527-9091
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 238
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 238
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 16.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 120 (50.4%)
  • Females: 118 (49.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 21 (8.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 77 (32.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 98 (41.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Benton Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian10.4%
Hispanic10.4%
White23699.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Benton Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade7431.1%
7th Grade8535.7%
8th Grade7933.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 36%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:64%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,755
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Benton Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,32827%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,66573%
Source: KY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Benton Middle School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on KCCT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

KCCT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Middle School - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201072.6%64.7%62.4%
200973.9%61.4%60.9%
200870.5%56.3%57.0%
 
Reading Test
201090.7%78.5%70.2%
200989.4%72.7%66.9%
200882.7%71.1%66.8%
 
Science Test
201079.5%73.2%57.0%
200991.7%78.5%62.7%
200887.4%72.0%59.6%
 
Social Studies Test
201090.0%77.3%56.3%
200987.8%70.4%55.8%
200893.4%72.7%57.8%
 
Writing Test
201077.5%50.4%42.3%
200965.6%50.3%42.1%
200845.9%38.8%39.5%
 
Source: KY Department of Education 2009-2010

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