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  • Northside Elementary
  • 1800 W Nevada Ave, Benson
  • BENSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 448
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
50%
  • Heartland Girls Ranch
  • 1400 Montana Ave, Benson
  • BENSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 17
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
50%
  • Benson Secondary
  • 1400 Montana Ave, Benson
  • BENSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 372
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
25%
  • Benson Area Learning Center
  • 1400 Montana Ave, Benson
  • BENSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 21
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 78:1
0%
  • Benson Day Treatment
  • 1400 Montana Ave, Benson
  • BENSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 11
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Benson school information

IndexBensonMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores43%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools52,22479,221
Total private schools147724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Benson, MN educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Benson public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 18% lower than than the Minnesota average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Benson public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.4% have completed high school, 17.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Benson

IndexBensonMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade85.9%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school83.4%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college53.0%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.8%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.5%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.4%1.3%

Benson, MN School Districts

Benson Public School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Benson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Benson, MN schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Benson, MN, an average of 85.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Benson schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Benson, MN schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hancock, MN75763%29%
Murdock, MN30858%18%
Kerkhoven, MN76150%1%
Benson, MN3,13043%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Trafford, PA3,13059%20%
Portageville, MO3,13147%4%
Navy Yard City, WA3,13139%21%
Hilliard, FL3,13167%36%
Cherry Valley, IL3,12930%40%
Benson, MN3,13043%13%
Source: The Benson, MN 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.
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