Benton Junior High School

411 Border St, Benton, AR 72015 | (501) 778-7698
  • Grades: 8-9
  • Student Enrollment: 729
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Roger G. Burton
  • Fax: (501) 776-5744
  • Website: bentonschools.org
School District Details
  • Benton School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,187
  • Graduation Rate: 74.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.2
  • Enrolled Students: 4,681

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 729
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 53.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 379 (52.0%)
  • Females: 350 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 60 (8.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 217 (29.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 277 (38.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Benton Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian81.1%
Black446.0%
Asian--
Hispanic476.4%
White61684.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Benton Junior High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade35548.7%
9th Grade37451.3%
Source: AR 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 Junior High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on Benchmark and End-of-Course state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra
  • Literacy
  • Math

Benchmark - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Literacy Test
201089.0%89.0%76.0%
200979.0%79.0%71.0%
200880.0%80.0%67.0%
 
Math Test
201078.0%78.0%63.0%
200972.0%72.0%61.0%
200876.0%76.0%56.0%
 

End-of-Course - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End-of-Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra Test
201096.0%95.0%76.0%
200989.0%88.0%70.0%
200885.0%84.0%66.0%
 
Source: AR Department of Education 2009-2010

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