Benton Cons High School



Benton Cons High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Cons 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
9 147
10 130
11 136
12 164

Benton Cons High School is a public high school of the Benton Cons Hsd 103 School District located in Benton, IL. It has 577 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benton Cons High School is the 321st largest public high school in Illinois and the 9,665th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 577
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,665th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 321st out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 597th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 331st out of 828

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Benton Cons High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 296
(51%)
296
(51%)
 Female 281
(49%)
281
(49%)

Benton Cons High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 552
(96%)
552
(96%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benton Cons High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 282
(49%)
282
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 238
(41%)
238
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(10%)
57
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benton Cons High School is ranked 277th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Cons High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Cons High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 637
2006 617
2007 554
2008 556
2009 557
2010 576
2011 563
2012 593
2013 573
2014 584
2015 577

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 17.6
2007 17.3
2008 14.4
2009 14.4
2010 14.7
2011 14.6
2012 N/A
2013 N/A
2014 15.8
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39874411302983
2006 0.33711507293355
2007 0.33574007220217
2008 0.38489208633094
2009 0.38958707360862
2010 0.39756944444444
2011 0.39609236234458
2012 0.48060708263069
2013 0.5130890052356
2014 0.53767123287671
2015 0.51126516464471

Compare Benton Cons High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.1%
 

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