Benton school information

Average Test Scores75%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,235
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Benton are 10% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Benton.
  • 80.3% of people in Benton have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.1% of people in Benton have completed high school.
  • 18.3% of people in Benton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Benton

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  • Benton Cons High School511 E Main StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 576 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Benton Grade Sch 5-81000 Forrest StGrades: 05 - 08Students: 438 · Ratio: 13:177
  • Benton Grade Sch K-41000 E Mckenzie StGrades: PK - 04Students: 687 · Ratio: 19:173
  • Echo Juvenile Detention Ctr Program409 E Washington StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Benton

Completed 8th grade80.3%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school78.1%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college56.4%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.3%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.3%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters5.2%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ewing, IL30595%40%
Thompsonville, IL78291%34%
Dahlgren, IL38986%26%
Sesser, IL1,96286%26%
Waltonville, IL42986%25%
Benton, IL7,18575%10%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Duvall, WA7,18576%11%
Ivins, UT7,18486%26%
Clewiston, FL7,18438%44%
Woodland Park, CO7,18766%2%
Heber Springs, AR7,17773%7%
Benton, IL7,18575%10%
Source: The Benton, IL 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.