Benson school information

IndexBensonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores37%31%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a18:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a3,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Benson, IL educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Benson public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 18% higher than than the Illinois average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Benson public schools is n/a, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.7% have completed high school, 13.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Benson are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Benson.
  • 87.7% of people in Benson have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.7% of people in Benson have completed high school.
  • 13.9% of people in Benson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Benson

IndexBensonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade87.7%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college43.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.9%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.0%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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Benson, IL45837%25%

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Benson, IL45837%25%
Source: The Benson, IL 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.