Benson Middle School



Benson Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benson Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 87
6 91
7 99
8 92
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benson Middle School is a public elementary school located in Benson, AZ in the Benson Unified School District. It enrolls 369 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 21.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 369
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.5

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Benson Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 185
(50%)
426
(50%)
 Female 184
(50%)
425
(50%)

Benson Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 237
(64%)
565
(66%)
 Hispanic 102
(28%)
229
(27%)
 Black 12
(3%)
18
(2%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
22
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
6
(1%)

Benson Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 222
(60%)
540
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 118
(32%)
247
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(8%)
64
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Benson Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.6%. 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.

Benson Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 302
2006 272
2007 278
2008 310
2009 331
2010 341
2011 358
2012 352
2013 333
2014 366
2015 369

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 13.3
2007 14
2008 14.8
2009 16.1
2010 16.5
2011 17.6
2012 17.6
2013 18.5
2014 19.3
2015 21.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57284768211921
2006
2007 0.41007194244604
2008 0.4258064516129
2009 0.51057401812689
2010 0.53372434017595
2011 0.58100558659218
2012 0.53125
2013 0.55855855855856
2014 0.52732240437158
2015 0.39837398373984

Compare Benson Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,110.0% 21.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.8%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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