Benton school information

IndexBentonArkansasNational
Average Test Scores47%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools1086079,221
Total private schools316524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a987,963
The Benton, AR educational system consists of 10 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Benton public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 67% higher than than the Arkansas average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Benton public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.4% have completed high school, 28.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Benton are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Benton.
  • 83.3% of people in Benton have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.4% of people in Benton have completed high school.
  • 28.1% of people in Benton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Benton

IndexBentonArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school82.4%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college58.7%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.3%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.1%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.0%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%0.9%1.3%

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Cammack Village, AR96952%6%
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Shannon Hills, AR3,61436%28%
East End, AR7,14831%37%
Benton, AR33,61347%5%

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Benton, AR33,61347%5%
Source: The Benton, AR education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.