Benton Junior High School

Public 8-9

 411 Border St
       Benton, AR  72015


(501) 778-7698

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District: Benton School District

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $7,178 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  16.4
Number of students:  916

Racial breakdown:

White:
77.0%
African American:
10.2%
Hispanic:
8.1%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  39.6%

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Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, the Arkansas State Board of Education did not administer assessments for the 2019-2020 school year. SchoolDigger will resume updating its rankings when test scores are released in 2021.


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Compare Details Benton Junior High School ranks better than 88.1% of middle schools in Arkansas. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 82.32. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (77%), African American (10.2%), Hispanic (8.1%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 39.6% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Benton Junior High School is 16.4. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Benton Junior High School is $7,178.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Benton Junior High School:

SchoolDigger ranks Benton Junior High School 38th of 319 Arkansas public middle schools. (See Benton Junior High School in the ranking list.)

Benton School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Benton School District 34th of 249 Arkansas school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Benton Junior High School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools AR State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2016 75.76 44th 312 85.9%
2017 73.14 57th 315 81.9%
2018 75.11 58th 318 81.8%
2019 82.32 38th 319 88.1%

Data source: test scores: Arkansas Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Open Quote came out of the closet as trans in 8th grade here. ended up having to switch schools because not only were the students mean, but so was the staff. never felt so out of place in my life save for a few good souls. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Benton Junior High School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 598 25 2 0 0 n/a n/a 0 625
1989 617 28 3 2 3 n/a n/a 0 653
1990 578 25 3 4 5 n/a n/a 0 615
1991 550 32 1 2 2 n/a n/a 0 587
1992 581 28 2 3 4 n/a n/a 0 618
1993 641 36 0 6 3 n/a n/a 0 686
1994 667 33 2 5 2 n/a n/a 0 709
1995 673 44 2 6 4 n/a n/a 0 729
1996 673 44 2 6 4 n/a n/a 0 729
1997 666 38 3 6 5 n/a n/a 0 718
1998 684 34 5 7 1 n/a n/a 0 731
1999 681 32 3 7 1 n/a n/a 0 724
2000 650 31 3 7 4 n/a n/a 0 695
2001 624 28 7 19 1 n/a n/a 0 679
2002 588 45 5 17 4 n/a n/a 0 659
2003 588 45 5 17 4 n/a n/a 0 659
2004 637 29 6 17 8 n/a n/a 0 697
2005 663 29 8 20 10 n/a n/a 0 730
2006 702 45 4 17 4 n/a n/a 0 772
2007 640 54 3 21 7 n/a n/a 0 725
2008 603 47 4 20 5 n/a n/a 0 679
2009 640 49 3 32 6 n/a n/a 0 730
2010 616 44 0 47 8 2 12 0 729
2011 629 58 3 41 3 0 8 0 742
2012 628 67 4 47 2 0 4 0 752
2013 639 57 7 55 1 1 11 0 771
2014 636 62 6 52 1 2 17 0 776
2015 676 63 8 50 2 3 15 0 817
2016 650 57 6 47 0 1 20 0 781
2017 631 63 5 52 1 0 21 0 773
2018 631 89 8 69 5 0 25 0 827
2019 705 93 7 74 3 1 33 0 916

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Benton Junior High School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 625 33.5 18.6 n/a
1989 653 35.0 18.6 n/a
1990 615 36.0 17.0 11.5
1991 587 31.7 18.5 10.4
1992 618 31.8 19.4 12.6
1993 686 34.0 20.2 11.8
1994 709 35.6 19.9 12.7
1995 729 38.9 18.7 9.2
1996 729 38.9 18.7 9.2
1997 718 38.3 18.7 11.7
1998 731 38.3 19.1 11.8
1999 724 22.1 32.8 13.7
2000 695 44.0 15.8 14.5
2001 679 48.0 14.1 16.5
2002 659 41.0 16.1 20.6
2003 659 41.0 16.1 20.6
2004 697 44.0 15.8 21.7
2005 730 48.0 15.2 24.9
2006 772 50.0 15.4 29.1
2007 725 55.0 13.2 32.7
2008 679 56.0 12.1 28.4
2009 730 56.0 13.0 33
2010 729 53.4 13.0 38
2011 742 47.9 15.4 36.7
2012 752 49.5 15.1 34.7
2013 771 49.3 15.6 39.6
2014 776 50.9 15.2 39.6
2015 817 49.0 16.6 37.8
2016 781 53.0 14.7 35.1
2017 773 54.0 14.2 17.7
2018 827 51.5 16.0 22.6
2019 916 55.7 16.4 39.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Benton Junior High School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 625 33.5 18.6 n/a
1989 653 35.0 18.6 n/a
1990 615 36.0 17.0 11.5
1991 587 31.7 18.5 10.4
1992 618 31.8 19.4 12.6
1993 686 34.0 20.2 11.8
1994 709 35.6 19.9 12.7
1995 729 38.9 18.7 9.2
1996 729 38.9 18.7 9.2
1997 718 38.3 18.7 11.7
1998 731 38.3 19.1 11.8
1999 724 22.1 32.8 13.7
2000 695 44.0 15.8 14.5
2001 679 48.0 14.1 16.5
2002 659 41.0 16.1 20.6
2003 659 41.0 16.1 20.6
2004 697 44.0 15.8 21.7
2005 730 48.0 15.2 24.9
2006 772 50.0 15.4 29.1
2007 725 55.0 13.2 32.7
2008 679 56.0 12.1 28.4
2009 730 56.0 13.0 33
2010 729 53.4 13.0 38
2011 742 47.9 15.4 36.7
2012 752 49.5 15.1 34.7
2013 771 49.3 15.6 39.6
2014 776 50.9 15.2 39.6
2015 817 49.0 16.6 37.8
2016 781 53.0 14.7 35.1
2017 773 54.0 14.2 17.7
2018 827 51.5 16.0 22.6
2019 916 55.7 16.4 39.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Benton Junior High School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $686 (9.6%) $6,492 (90.4%) $7,178

Data source: Arkansas Department of Education




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