Benson school information

IndexBensonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores78%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools51,89579,235
Total private schoolsn/a51024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Benson are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Benson.
  • 76.5% of people in Benson have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.6% of people in Benson have completed high school.
  • 27.9% of people in Benson have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Benson

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  • Benson Elementary2040 Hwy 50 NGrades: PK - 04Students: 569 · Ratio: 14:178
  • Benson Middle1600 N Wall StreetGrades: 05 - 08Students: 405 · Ratio: 13:176
  • Mcgee'S Crossroads Middle13353 Nc Highway 210Grades: 06 - 08Students: 792 · Ratio: 16:185
  • Meadow Elementary7507 Nc Hwy 50 SGrades: KG - 08Students: 573 · Ratio: 14:181
  • West Johnston High5935 Raleigh RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 180 · Ratio: 17:171

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Education level achieved in Benson

IndexBensonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade76.5%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school75.6%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college61.8%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.6%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.9%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters8.4%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Benson (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Four Oaks, NC2,06879%16%
Wilson's Mills, NC2,82375%10%
Fuquay-Varina, NC20,24674%8%
Newton Grove, NC64972%5%
Selma, NC6,17271%4%
Benson, NC3,43578%15%

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Pine Island, MN3,43473%7%
Mayfield, OH3,43285%25%
Germantown Hills, IL3,43995%40%
Clifton, AZ3,43033%51%
Story City, IA3,43089%30%
Benson, NC3,43578%15%
Source: The Benson, NC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.