Benton school information

Average Test Scores80%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:114:116:1
Total public schools31,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Benton, LA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Benton public schools have average test scores of 80% which is 25% higher than than the Louisiana average and 62% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Benton public schools is 18:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.3% have completed high school, 11.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Benton are 62% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Benton.
  • 85.3% of people in Benton have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.3% of people in Benton have completed high school.
  • 11.5% of people in Benton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Benton

Completed 8th grade85.3%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school84.3%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college48.4%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.1%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.5%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belcher, LA30891%84%
Eastwood, LA4,64970%41%
Haughton, LA3,39567%36%
Bossier City, LA67,15265%32%
Plain Dealing, LA90363%29%
Benton, LA1,90980%62%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Las Animas, CO1,90932%35%
Monon, IN1,90964%29%
Seymour, MO1,90950%1%
Warren, OR1,90967%36%
Huntington, UT1,90937%25%
Benton, LA1,90980%62%
Source: The Benton, LA 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.