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Avg. test scores 13%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 42%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Benson are 13% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Benson
  • 85.9% of people in Benson have completed 8th grade
  • 83.4% of people in Benson have completed high school
  • 17.5% of people in Benson have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

      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%
      Navy Yard City, WA3,13139%21%
      Hilliard, FL3,13167%36%
      Cherry Valley, IL3,12930%40%
      Portageville, MO3,13147%4%
      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.