Fort Benton school information

IndexFort BentonMontanaNational
Average Test Scores53%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools340879,221
Total private schoolsn/a7724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a327,963
The Fort Benton, MT educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fort Benton public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 37% higher than than the Montana average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Benton public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Montana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.6% have completed high school, 22.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Benton are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Fort Benton.
  • 92.1% of people in Fort Benton have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.6% of people in Fort Benton have completed high school.
  • 22.7% of people in Fort Benton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Benton

IndexFort BentonMontanaNational
Completed 8th grade92.1%89.4%84.3%
Completed high school91.6%88.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%63.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.1%38.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.7%29.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%9.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carter, MT970%100%
Fort Benton, MT1,32553%8%

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Griggsville, IL1,32530%40%
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY1,32550%1%
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Alton, IA1,32587%76%
Vardaman, MS1,32529%42%
Fort Benton, MT1,32553%8%
Source: The Fort Benton, MT 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.