Benson High School



Benson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benson 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
9 113
10 128
11 100
12 91

Benson High School is a public high school of the Benson Unified School District located in Benson, AZ. It has 432 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benson High School is the 216th largest public high school in Arizona and the 11,934th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 432
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,934th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 216th out of 659
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 120th out of 276
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 166th out of 276

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Benson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 224
(52%)
243
(52%)
 Male 208
(48%)
226
(48%)

Benson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 302
(70%)
330
(70%)
 Hispanic 104
(24%)
110
(23%)
 Black 10
(2%)
11
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
4
(1%)

Benson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 316
(73%)
344
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 97
(22%)
103
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
22
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benson High School is ranked 218th out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.9%) is lower than the state average of 43.7%. 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.

Benson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 331
2006 369
2007 364
2008 377
2009 359
2010 372
2011 382
2012 370
2013 375
2014 408
2015 432

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 14.4
2007 14.3
2008 14
2009 13.9
2010 15.3
2011 16.1
2012 16
2013 16.7
2014 17.4
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27492447129909
2006
2007 0.23901098901099
2008 0.23607427055703
2009 0.31754874651811
2010 0.34677419354839
2011 0.40837696335079
2012 0.40540540540541
2013 0.39733333333333
2014 0.43137254901961
2015 0.26851851851852

Compare Benson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.9%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Benson High School
Benson, AZ
Public 09 - 12 432 18.4:1  
St David High School
St. David, AZ
Public 09 - 12 123 12.3:1 7 miles
Tombstone High School
Tombstone, AZ
Public 09 - 12 310 12.8:1 23 miles
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