Benton Middle School

204 North Cox, Benton, AR 72015 | (501) 776-5740
  • Grades: 6-7
  • Student Enrollment: 756
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 204 N Cox, Benton, AR 72015
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs. Sue P. Shults
  • Fax: (501) 776-5749
  • 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: 756
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 47.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 389 (51.5%)
  • Females: 367 (48.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 53 (7.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 223 (29.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 276 (36.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Benton Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.4%
Black668.7%
Asian40.5%
Hispanic405.3%
White64284.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Benton Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade37449.5%
7th Grade38250.5%
Source: AR Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Benton Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 22, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son has made more of an effort in his academics when he got to the middle school. I was very impressed on the orientation. I loved the way we got to go to each class as my child does.

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 Benchmark state exams in the following subjects:
  • Literacy
  • Math
  • Science

Benchmark - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Literacy Test
201080.0%80.0%72.0%
200977.0%77.0%67.0%
200871.0%71.0%63.0%
 
Math Test
201081.0%81.0%75.0%
200986.0%86.0%79.0%
200877.0%77.0%72.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Literacy Test
201085.0%85.0%68.0%
200975.0%75.0%63.0%
200869.0%69.0%57.0%
 
Math Test
201087.0%87.0%75.0%
200982.0%82.0%68.0%
200878.0%78.0%62.0%
 
Science Test
201069.0%69.0%33.0%
200955.0%55.0%33.0%
200842.0%42.0%32.0%
 
Source: AR Department of Education 2009-2010

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