PROFICIENCY 48% 1% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Marshall County
57%Benton
47%Kentucky

South Marshall Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Marshall County" in Benton, KY. There are a total of 251 students and 16 teachers at South Marshall Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 143 free lunch students and 16 reduced lunch students.

South Marshall Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 48.0%, which is 1% higher than the Kentucky average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students251
Teachers15.7
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch143
Reduced lunch16

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At South Marshall Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
640-44%
740-44%
830-34%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All57%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
650-54%
760-64%
855-59%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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South Marshall Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictKentuckyNational
Caucasian 98.3% 97.0% 79.3% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.2% 10.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.5% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.8% 1.3% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 0.7% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
South Marshall Elementary School60%0.8Benton, KY
Benton Elementary School67%4.4Benton, KY
Benton Middle School71%4.4Benton, KY
Jonathan Elementary School57%7.0Benton, KY
Marshall County High School58%8.0Benton, KY
Star Academy High School10%8.1Benton, KY
Central Elementary School70%9.0Benton, KY
Sharpe Elementary School62%14.3Benton, KY

Benton demographics profile

StatisticBentonKentuckyNational
Population4,4834,411,989318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)99710891
Median age42.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%58%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Benton

IndexBentonKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school80.8%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college51.4%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.0%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The South Marshall Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.