Avg. test scores 10%
High school dipl. 23%
Bachelors degree 79%

Benton school information

Average Test Scores54%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools31,39079,221
Total private schoolsn/a43024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1897,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Benton are 10% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Benton
  • 71.0% of people in Benton have completed 8th grade
  • 64.1% of people in Benton have completed high school
  • 6.5% of people in Benton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Benton

      Completed 8th grade71.0%82.0%84.3%
      Completed high school64.1%79.9%83.0%
      Completed some college33.6%53.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree15.7%32.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors6.5%25.4%30.3%
      Completed masters1.4%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.0%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

      Benton, TN School Districts

      • Polk County 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, TN schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Benton, TN, an average of 71.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 64.1% have completed high school.

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      Calhoun, TN61858%17%
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      Riceville, TN84956%13%
      Charleston, TN88855%11%
      South Cleveland, TN7,41454%10%
      Benton, TN1,82154%10%

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      Coal Creek, CO1,82152%6%
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      Stamps, AR1,82222%55%
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      Benton, TN1,82154%10%
      Source: The Benton, TN 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.