Benton school information

Average Test Scores48%51%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89979,235
Total private schoolsn/a53124,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,965

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  • The average school test scores in Benton are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Benton.
  • 80.2% of people in Benton have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.4% of people in Benton have completed high school.
  • 18.0% of people in Benton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Kelso Elem.1016 State Hwy AGrades: KG - 08Students: 95 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • Scott Co. Elem.4035 State Hwy 77Grades: PK - 05Students: 459 · Ratio: 15:148
  • Scott Co. Middle4035 State Hwy 77Grades: 06 - 08Students: 229 · Ratio: 16:148
  • Thomas W. Kelly High4035 State Hwy 77Grades: 09 - 12Students: 291 · Ratio: 15:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Benton

Completed 8th grade80.2%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school77.4%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college44.3%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.0%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.0%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters10.5%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McClure, IL34883%22%
Bell City, MO45664%6%
Oran, MO1,21759%14%
Cape Girardeau, MO38,66548%29%
Chaffee, MO2,95848%30%
Benton, MO85348%30%

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Westley, CA85359%14%
Campti, LA85343%37%
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Fort Duchesne, UT85230%55%
Smithville, MS85459%14%
Benton, MO85348%30%
Source: The Benton, MO 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.