Benton Community Senior High School



Benton Community Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Community Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 110
10 117
11 124
12 137

Benton Community Senior High School is a public high school of the Benton Community School District located in Van Horne, IA. It has 488 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benton Community Senior High School is the 86th largest public high school in Iowa and the 10,849th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 488
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.88

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Benton Community Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 253
(52%)
346
(49%)
 Male 235
(48%)
358
(51%)

Benton Community Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 469
(96%)
678
(96%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
11
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benton Community Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 407
(83%)
574
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 66
(14%)
103
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
27
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benton Community Senior High School is ranked 196th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Community Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Benton Community Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 567
2006 543
2007 531
2008 531
2009 537
2010 545
2011 525
2012 488

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14.5
2007 13.7
2008 17.8
2009 14.1
2010 15.6
2011 15.1
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12522045855379
2006 0.12891344383057
2007 0.13182674199623
2008 0.17325800376648
2009 0.1657355679702
2010 0.18899082568807
2011 0.19809523809524
2012 0.16598360655738

Compare Benton Community Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.6%
 
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 488 15.3:1  
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