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
9 250
10 234
11 193
12 212

Benson Polytechnic High School is a public high school of the Portland School District 1j located in Portland, OR. It has 889 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benson Polytechnic High School is the 77th largest public high school in Oregon and the 6,614th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 889
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.91

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Benson Polytechnic High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 498
(56%)
6,047
(51%)
 Female 391
(44%)
5,817
(49%)

Benson Polytechnic High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 255
(29%)
6,786
(57%)
 Hispanic 252
(28%)
1,649
(14%)
 Black 189
(21%)
1,464
(12%)
 Asian 137
(15%)
1,091
(9%)
 Two or More 43
(5%)
619
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
109
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
146
(1%)

Benson Polytechnic High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 478
(54%)
3,802
(32%)
 Not Eligible 321
(36%)
7,431
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(10%)
631
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benson Polytechnic High School is ranked 48th out of 0 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 higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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

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

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

Compare Benson Polytechnic High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
2,073.6% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 63.9%
 

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