Benson Polytechnic High School



Benson Polytechnic High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benson Polytechnic 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
9 269
10 250
11 215
12 180

Benson Polytechnic High School is a public high school of the Portland School District 1j located in Portland, OR. It has 914 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benson Polytechnic High School is the 77th largest public high school in Oregon and the 6,531st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 914
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,531st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Oregon: 77th out of 328
Student/Teacher Rank in Oregon: 113th out of 326
Full Time Teacher Rank in Oregon: 60th out of 326

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Benson Polytechnic High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 537
(59%)
6,283
(52%)
 Female 377
(41%)
5,852
(48%)

Benson Polytechnic High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 295
(32%)
6,781
(56%)
 Hispanic 229
(25%)
1,868
(15%)
 Black 184
(20%)
1,315
(11%)
 Asian 118
(13%)
1,043
(9%)
 Two or More 78
(9%)
933
(8%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
90
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
105
(1%)

Benson Polytechnic High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 498
(54%)
3,757
(31%)
 Not Eligible 330
(36%)
7,790
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(9%)
588
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benson Polytechnic High School is ranked 40th out of 278 ranked schools in Oregon, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benson Polytechnic High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.1%. 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 Polytechnic High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1437
2006 1281
2007 1192
2008 1098
2009 1086
2010 986
2011 889
2012 889
2013 828
2014 879
2015 914

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 18.6
2007 20
2008 18.3
2009 20.2
2010 19
2011 20.3
2012 19
2013 18.9
2014 18.1
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50104384133612
2006 0.51912568306011
2007 0.57802013422819
2008 0.59562841530055
2009 0.61510128913444
2010 0.60851926977688
2011 0.62879640044994
2012 0.63892013498313
2013 0.64975845410628
2014 0.71331058020478
2015 0.63894967177243

Compare Benson Polytechnic High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
1,967.9% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 63.9%
 

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