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  • Kelso Elementary.
  • 1016 State Hwy A, Benton
  • KELSO C-7
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 97
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Thomas W. Kelly High
  • 4035 State Hwy 77, Benton
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 323
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Scott Co. Middle School
  • 4035 State Hwy 77, Benton
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 208
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Scott Co. Elementary.
  • 4035 State Hwy 77, Benton
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 480
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Benton school information

Average Test Scores52%51%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Benton, MO educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Benton public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 1% higher than than the Missouri average and 5% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Benton public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.9% have completed high school, 17.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Benton

Completed 8th grade72.2%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school69.9%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college42.5%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.7%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.4%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of n/a 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, MO schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Benton, MO, an average of 72.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 69.9% 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, MO schools.

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Source: The Benton, MO 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.