Benson Area Learning Center



Benson Area Learning Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benson Area Learning Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 1
10 0
11 5
12 10

Benson Area Learning Center is a public high school of the Benson Public School District located in Benson, MN. It has 16 students in grades 7th through 12th. Benson Area Learning Center is the 745th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 24,573rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 94.1 to 1.

Total Students: 16
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 94.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 0.17

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Benson Area Learning Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 8
(50%)
231
(51%)
 Female 8
(50%)
218
(49%)

Benson Area Learning Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 13
(81%)
415
(92%)
 Black 1
(6%)
7
(2%)
 Hispanic 1
(6%)
16
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(6%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(1%)

Benson Area Learning Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(75%)
97
(22%)
 Not Eligible 3
(19%)
318
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(6%)
34
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benson Area Learning Center is ranked 689th out of 0 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benson Area Learning Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.1%. 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.

Benson Area Learning Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 18
2006 17
2007 24
2008 26
2009 15
2010 24
2011 17
2012 16

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 17
2007 24
2008 26
2009 20.8
2010 33.3
2011 85
2012 94.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27777777777778
2006 0.58823529411765
2007 0.58333333333333
2008 0.61538461538462
2009 0.6
2010 0.41666666666667
2011 0.47058823529412
2012 0.8125

Compare Benson Area Learning Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,591.4% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
9,410.0% 94.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 81.3%
 

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