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Avg. test scores 62%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 62%

Benton school information

IndexBentonLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores80%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:114:116:1
Total public schools31,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Benton are 62% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Benton
  • 85.3% of people in Benton have completed 8th grade
  • 84.3% of people in Benton have completed high school
  • 11.5% of people in Benton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Benton

      IndexBentonLouisianaNational
      Completed 8th grade85.3%80.2%84.3%
      Completed high school84.3%78.5%83.0%
      Completed some college48.4%49.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree20.1%28.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors11.5%23.0%30.3%
      Completed masters3.6%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.8%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.0%1.3%

      Benton, LA School Districts

      • Bossier Parish School District

      There are a total of 3 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, LA schools is 80%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Benton, LA, an average of 85.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Belcher, LA30891%84%
      Eastwood, LA4,64970%41%
      Haughton, LA3,39567%36%
      Bossier City, LA67,15265%32%
      Plain Dealing, LA90363%29%
      Benton, LA1,90980%62%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Seymour, MO1,90950%1%
      Monon, IN1,90964%29%
      Huntington, UT1,90937%25%
      Las Animas, CO1,90932%35%
      Warren, OR1,90967%36%
      Benton, LA1,90980%62%
      Source: The Benton, LA 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.