Benton school information

IndexBentonLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores77%65%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:114:116:1
Total public schools31,33479,235
Total private schoolsn/a39524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,965

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  • The average school test scores in Benton are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Benton.
  • 81.9% of people in Benton have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.8% of people in Benton have completed high school.
  • 10.2% of people in Benton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Benton Elementary School562 Highway 162Grades: KG - 05Students: 808 · Ratio: 17:176
  • Benton High School6136 Highway 3Grades: 08 - 12Students: 773 · Ratio: 17:174
  • Benton Middle School6140 Highway 3Grades: 06 - 08Students: 678 · Ratio: 19:181

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Education level achieved in Benton

IndexBentonLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade81.9%79.5%83.8%
Completed high school80.8%77.6%82.4%
Completed some college45.3%48.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree15.4%27.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors10.2%22.1%29.3%
Completed masters3.6%7.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belcher, LA25392%34%
Haughton, LA3,45873%7%
Bossier City, LA64,89568%0%
Oil City, LA73567%1%
Mooringsport, LA82155%19%
Benton, LA1,87877%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lookout Mountain, TN1,87886%27%
Bloomington, TX1,878100%47%
Lockney, TX1,87883%22%
Dover, PA1,87875%9%
Snow Hill, NC1,87870%2%
Benton, LA1,87877%13%
Source: The Benton, LA 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.