Benton Community Middle School



Benton Community Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Community Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 116
8 99
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benton Community Middle School is a public high school of the Benton Community School District located in Van Horne, IA. It has 215 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 215
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.83

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Benton Community Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 111
(52%)
338
(49%)
 Male 104
(48%)
346
(51%)

Benton Community Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 209
(97%)
659
(96%)
 Hispanic 4
(2%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benton Community Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 172
(80%)
538
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(16%)
119
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(4%)
27
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Benton Community Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.0%) is lower than the state average of 36.6%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 250
2006 263
2007 252
2008 240
2009 225
2010 208
2011 212
2012 216
2013 223
2014 207
2015 215

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15.6
2007 14.9
2008 14.4
2009 14.3
2010 16
2011 15.3
2012 15.1
2013 16.1
2014 16.2
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16
2006 0.21292775665399
2007 0.21825396825397
2008 0.20416666666667
2009 0.21333333333333
2010 0.21634615384615
2011 0.24056603773585
2012 0.22685185185185
2013 0.28251121076233
2014 0.28019323671498
2015 0.2

Compare Benton Community Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.0%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 07 - 08 215 15.5:1  
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