Benton High School



Benton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton 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 0
10 412
11 371
12 345

Benton High School is a public high school of the Benton School District located in Benton, AR. It has 1,128 students in grades 10th through 12th. Benton High School is the 26th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 5,206th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,128
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 74.65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,206th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 26th out of 338
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 305th out of 338
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 34th out of 338

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Benton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 581
(52%)
993
(52%)
 Female 547
(48%)
916
(48%)

Benton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 900
(80%)
1,550
(81%)
 Black 109
(10%)
166
(9%)
 Hispanic 90
(8%)
137
(7%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
38
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Benton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 740
(66%)
1,247
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 329
(29%)
567
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(5%)
95
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benton High School is ranked 72nd out of 336 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 57.7%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 913
2006 982
2007 980
2008 962
2009 968
2010 980
2011 992
2012 1015
2013 1067
2014 1099
2015 1128

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 13.5
2007 12.9
2008 13
2009 14.3
2010 14.4
2011 14.9
2012 15.2
2013 15.4
2014 15.4
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23439211391019
2006 0.22301425661914
2007 0.22551020408163
2008 0.25155925155925
2009 0.26239669421488
2010 0.2765306122449
2011 0.30443548387097
2012 0.35369458128079
2013 0.32521087160262
2014 0.33030027297543
2015 0.34397163120567

Compare Benton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,231.1% 12.3:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 57.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Benton High School
Benton, AR
Public 10 - 12 1,128 15.1:1  
Benton Junior High School
Benton, AR
Public 08 - 09 781 14.7:1 1 miles
Bauxite High School
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Public 09 - 12 507 15.3:1 4 miles
Arkansas Christian Ac
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Private PK - 11 246 10:1 5 miles
Harmony Grove Junior High School
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Public 07 - 09 261 12.2:1 6 miles
Harmony Grove High School
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Public 10 - 12 267 13.3:1 6 miles
Bryant High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,694 15.4:1 6 miles
Avilla Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 127 10:1 9 miles
Glen Rose High School
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Public 09 - 12 316 13:1 12 miles
J.a. Fair High School
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Public 09 - 12 910 10.5:1 14 miles
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