Benton High School



Benton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton 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
9 299
10 250
11 222
12 195

Benton High School is a public high school of the Bossier Parish School District located in Benton, LA. It has 966 students in grades 8th through 12th. Benton High School is the 83rd largest public high school in Louisiana and the 6,183rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 966
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.17

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Benton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 518
(54%)
3,228
(52%)
 Female 448
(46%)
2,995
(48%)

Benton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 759
(79%)
3,720
(60%)
 Black 148
(15%)
1,802
(29%)
 Hispanic 29
(3%)
389
(6%)
 Two or More 20
(2%)
172
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
95
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Benton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 758
(78%)
3,683
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 192
(20%)
2,322
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(2%)
218
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benton High School is ranked 237th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.5%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 640
2006 686
2007 746
2008 715
2009 717
2010 773
2011 840
2012 861
2013 902
2014 905
2015 966

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 16.1
2007 16.7
2008 16
2009 15.7
2010 16.2
2011 17.3
2012 18.5
2013 18.2
2014 17.7
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24375
2006 0.24927113702624
2007 0.21447721179625
2008 0.24055944055944
2009 0.24546722454672
2010 0.2470892626132
2011 0.2452380952381
2012 0.22183507549361
2013 0.20509977827051
2014 0.18453038674033
2015 0.21532091097308

Compare Benton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

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