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Avg. test scores 66%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 26%

Benton school information

IndexBentonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores17%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Benton are 66% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Benton
  • 79.1% of people in Benton have completed 8th grade
  • 77.4% of people in Benton have completed high school
  • 22.3% of people in Benton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Benton

      IndexBentonIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade79.1%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school77.4%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college56.2%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree32.4%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.3%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters6.7%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

      Benton, IL School Districts

      • Benton Consolidated High School District 103
      • Benton Community Consolidated School District 47

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Benton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Benton, IL schools is 17%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Benton, IL, an average of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.4% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ewing, IL29447%4%
      Thompsonville, IL64537%24%
      Waltonville, IL41237%25%
      Dahlgren, IL40227%45%
      Sesser, IL1,86121%57%
      Benton, IL7,14817%66%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      East End, AR7,14831%37%
      Boyes Hot Springs, CA7,14726%48%
      Yardville, NJ7,14754%9%
      Vandenberg Village, CA7,14646%7%
      Manor, TX7,14560%22%
      Benton, IL7,14817%66%
      Source: The Benton, 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.