Benton Central Jr-Sr High School



Benton Central Jr-Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Central Jr-Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 156
8 149
9 143
10 155
11 150
12 118

Benton Central Jr-Sr High School is a public high school of the Benton Community School Corporation located in Oxford, IN. It has 871 students in grades 7th through 12th. Benton Central Jr-Sr High School is the 131st largest public high school in Indiana and the 6,818th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.9 to 1.

Total Students: 871
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,818th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 131st out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 93rd out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 93rd out of 424

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Benton Central Jr-Sr High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 441
(51%)
441
(51%)
 Female 430
(49%)
430
(49%)

Benton Central Jr-Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 794
(91%)
794
(91%)
 Hispanic 59
(7%)
59
(7%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benton Central Jr-Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 501
(58%)
501
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 303
(35%)
303
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(8%)
67
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benton Central Jr-Sr High School is ranked 131st out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Central Jr-Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.0%. 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 Central Jr-Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1011
2006 971
2007 943
2008 882
2009 891
2010 867
2011 882
2012 865
2013 893
2014 872
2015 871

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 N/A
2007 14
2008 14.2
2009 14.4
2010 14.1
2011 14.5
2012 14.2
2013 14.7
2014 14.1
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29475766567755
2006 0.28527291452111
2007 0.31919406150583
2008 0.33333333333333
2009 0.3973063973064
2010 0.40253748558247
2011 0.39229024943311
2012 0.39306358381503
2013 0.41769316909295
2014 0.42775229357798
2015 0.4247990815155

Compare Benton Central Jr-Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.5%
 
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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