Benton Area Mshs



Benton Area Mshs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Area Mshs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 54
8 63
9 35
10 46
11 40
12 59

Benton Area Mshs is a public high school of the Benton Area School District located in Benton, PA. It has 297 students in grades 7th through 12th. Benton Area Mshs is the 653rd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 14,775th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.1 to 1.

Total Students: 297
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.35

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Benton Area Mshs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 150
(51%)
150
(51%)
 Male 147
(49%)
147
(49%)

Benton Area Mshs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 290
(98%)
290
(98%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benton Area Mshs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 191
(64%)
191
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 95
(32%)
95
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(4%)
11
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benton Area Mshs is ranked 660th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Area Mshs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.1%. 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 Area Mshs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 382
2006 371
2007 371
2008 343
2009 332
2010 341
2011 324
2012 313
2013 295
2014 311
2015 297

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 11.6
2007 11.4
2008 10.6
2009 10.2
2010 10.2
2011 12
2012 11.1
2013 10.4
2014 11.4
2015 10.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3717277486911
2006 0.32075471698113
2007 0.35579514824798
2008 0.33527696793003
2009 0.3433734939759
2010 0.42815249266862
2011 0.44753086419753
2012 0.26517571884984
2013 0.35593220338983
2014 0.39228295819936
2015 0.35690235690236

Compare Benton Area Mshs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,010.0% 10.1:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.7%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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