Avg. test scores 39%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 38%

Benton City school information

IndexBenton CityWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores30%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools41,99179,221
Total private schoolsn/a54824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Benton City are 39% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Benton City
  • 79.7% of people in Benton City have completed 8th grade
  • 78.2% of people in Benton City have completed high school
  • 18.7% of people in Benton City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Benton City

      IndexBenton CityWashingtonNational
      Completed 8th grade79.7%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school78.2%86.6%83.0%
      Completed some college61.8%67.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.4%43.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.7%33.6%30.3%
      Completed masters3.7%12.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.9%3.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%

      Benton City, WA School Districts

      • Kiona-Benton School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Benton City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Benton City, WA schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 24:1. In Benton City, WA, an average of 79.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      West Richland, WA13,40764%29%
      West Pasco, WA2,39856%13%
      Richland, WA53,22755%12%
      Kennewick, WA77,97544%10%
      Prosser, WA5,86043%13%
      Benton City, WA3,19330%39%

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      Allendale, SC3,18922%55%
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      Benton City, WA3,19330%39%
      Source: The Benton City, WA 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.