Benton Middle School



Benton Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 392
7 384
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benton Middle School is a public elementary school located in Benton, AR in the Benton School District. It enrolls 776 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 776
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.51

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Benton Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 404
(52%)
1,574
(51%)
 Female 372
(48%)
1,499
(49%)

Benton Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 645
(83%)
2,496
(81%)
 Black 62
(8%)
227
(7%)
 Hispanic 42
(5%)
209
(7%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
103
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
29
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Benton Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 482
(62%)
1,717
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 219
(28%)
1,048
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(10%)
308
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Benton Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 65.0%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 677
2006 716
2007 706
2008 721
2009 756
2010 757
2011 743
2012 776

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 14.9
2007 14.4
2008 15
2009 15.8
2010 17.1
2011 17.1
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34268833087149
2006 0.3463687150838
2007 0.37960339943343
2008 0.37725381414702
2009 0.36507936507937
2010 0.39762219286658
2011 0.38492597577389
2012 0.37886597938144

Compare Benton Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Benton Middle School
Benton, AR
Public 06 - 07 776 17.4:1  
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Public PK - 05 591 18.3:1 1 miles
Angie Grant Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 523 17:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 04 553 17:1 4 miles
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Public 05 - 08 504 16.9:1 4 miles
Hurricane Creek Elementary
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Public KG - 05 506 16.5:1 4 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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