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
9 108
10 101
11 85
12 76

Benson High School is a public high school of the Benson Unified School District located in Benson, AZ. It has 370 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benson High School is the 225th largest public high school in Arizona and the 12,974th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 370
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.17

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Benson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 186
(50%)
208
(51%)
 Male 184
(50%)
203
(49%)

Benson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 286
(77%)
313
(76%)
 Hispanic 69
(19%)
81
(20%)
 Black 8
(2%)
9
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 220
(59%)
241
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 117
(32%)
134
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(9%)
36
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benson High School is ranked 213th out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.3%. 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

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

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

Compare Benson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.5%
 
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Benson High School
Benson, AZ
Public 09 - 12 370 16:1  
St David High School
St. David, AZ
Public 09 - 12 130 11.8:1 7 miles
Tombstone High School
Tombstone, AZ
Public 09 - 12 391 17:1 23 miles
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