Benton school information

IndexBentonTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores44%51%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools31,39079,235
Total private schoolsn/a43024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1897,965

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  • The average school test scores in Benton are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Benton.
  • 69.6% of people in Benton have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.3% of people in Benton have completed high school.
  • 8.2% of people in Benton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Benton Elementary215 Schoolhouse HillGrades: PK - 08Students: 53 · Ratio: 15:148
  • Chilhowee Middle School215 Schoolhouse HillGrades: 06 - 12Students: 454 · Ratio: 19:140
  • Polk County High School7200 Highway 411 NorthGrades: 09 - 12Students: 601 · Ratio: 17:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Benton

IndexBentonTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade69.6%81.2%83.8%
Completed high school65.3%78.8%82.4%
Completed some college34.0%51.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree12.9%30.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors8.2%24.4%29.3%
Completed masters3.0%8.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%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.
Calhoun, TN53065%5%
Riceville, TN66262%9%
Charleston, TN67456%17%
Cleveland, TN42,33153%22%
Etowah, TN3,49850%27%
Benton, TN1,84444%35%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Landisville, PA1,84485%25%
Denver, IA1,84487%28%
Sea Girt, NJ1,84491%33%
Dayton, VA1,84482%21%
Simmesport, LA1,84455%20%
Benton, TN1,84444%35%
Source: The Benton, TN 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.