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19%
  • Benton Grade School 5-8
  • 1000 Forrest St, Benton
  • Benton CCSD 47
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 481
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
16%
  • Benton Cons High School
  • 511 E Main St, Benton
  • Benton Cons HSD 103
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 584
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
15%
  • Benton Grade School K-4
  • 1000 E Mckenzie St, Benton
  • Benton CCSD 47
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 735
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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  • Echo Juvenile Detention Center
  • 409 E Washington St, Benton
  • Frankln/Johnsn/Massc/Willimsn ROE
  • Grades: 4 - 12 · Students: 21
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
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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
The Benton, IL educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Benton public schools have average test scores of 17% which is 47% lower than than the Illinois average and 66% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Benton public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.4% have completed high school, 22.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Benton 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 Benton, IL schools.

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.
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