PROFICIENCY 47% 32% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Benson Unified School District

Benson Primary School is a school servicing grades PK to 4 and is located in the district of "Benson Unified School District" in Benson, AZ. There are a total of 470 students and 24 teachers at Benson Primary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 229 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Benson Primary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 47.0%, which is 32% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch229
Reduced lunch46


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Benson Primary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Benson Primary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 82.8% 77.8% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 3.8% 3.0% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 1.0% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.1% 14.9% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.4% 2.2% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.9% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.2% 2.2% 3.1%

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Benson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1195791
Median age56.737.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%53%55%
Speak English85%73%79%
Speak Spanish15%20%13%

Education level achieved in Benson

Completed 8th grade81.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school80.2%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.1%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.5%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Benson Primary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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