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Benton School District


Benton School District is located close to the center of Arkansas. Benton School District has 112.22 square miles of land area and 0.23 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benton School District population is 30,491. Benton School District median household income is $54,322 in 2010-2014. Benton School District median house value is $128,300 in 2010-2014. On average, Benton School District is much better than the state average in quality.

Ranking: (23 out of 238, top 10%)*
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:7
Population30,491 (2010-2014), rank #20
Population Growth7.73% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:271.15/sq mi, rank #17
Median Household Income:$54,322 at 2010-2014—16.90% increase since 2005-2009, rank #16
Median House Price:$128,300 at 2010-2014—5.60% increase since 2005-2009, rank #30
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:112.22 sq mi, rank #179
Water Area:0.23 sq mi (0.20%), rank #219
County:Saline County, Garland County
City:Benton, Salem CDP, Malvern, Lonsdale, Bauxite, Hot Springs National Park
Zip:72015, 72019, 72104, 72087, 72011, 71901
Area:Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR;Hot Springs, AR
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Benton School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

500 River St
Benton AR, 72015, Saline County
Phone: 501-778-4861

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:5,0094,8594,7124,7504,6814,6254,578
English Language Learner Students:185178186178140114105
Total Teachers:297.82289.61287.11288.36309.00310.00302.00
Total Other Staff:236.40242.10236.00215.00255.00234.00211.00
Instructional Aides:36.5031.0031.0035.0043.0032.0034.00
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:
Total Guidance Counselors:12.0011.0011.0011.0013.0013.0011.00
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:24.0023.0025.0023.0022.0020.0020.00
School Administrators:14.5013.5017.0017.0016.0016.0016.00
School Administrative Support:21.0029.0035.0024.0027.0029.0021.00
Student Support Services:60.4060.6050.0043.0056.0049.0022.00
Other Support Services:52.0052.0050.0047.0059.0060.0072.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:16.8216.7816.4116.4715.1514.9215.16


Angie Grant Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   1124 Hoover St, Benton AR 72015
Benton High School Grade 10 to Grade 12   211 Border St, Benton AR 72015
Benton Junior High School Grade 8 to Grade 9   411 Border St, Benton AR 72015
Benton Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 7   204 North Cox St, Benton AR 72015
Caldwell Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   1800 West Sevier St, Benton AR 72015
Perrin Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1201 Smithers Dr, Benton AR 72015
Ringgold Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   536 River St, Benton AR 72015

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2007Literacy11th Grade% met std70%50%
2008Literacy11th Grade% met std71%51%
2009Literacy11th Grade% met std75%56%
2010Literacy11th Grade% met std78%60%
2011Literacy11th Grade% met std80%65%
2012Literacy11th Grade% met std82%68%
2013Literacy11th Grade% met std81%70%
2005Literacy3rd Grade% met std53%50%
2006Literacy3rd Grade% met std60%57%
2007Literacy3rd Grade% met std65%59%
2008Literacy3rd Grade% met std65%64%
2009Literacy3rd Grade% met std78%66%
2010Literacy3rd Grade% met std78%71%
2011Literacy3rd Grade% met std82%76%
2012Literacy3rd Grade% met std90%82%
2013Literacy3rd Grade% met std86%79%
2005Mathematics3rd Grade% met std62%58%
2006Mathematics3rd Grade% met std69%67%
2007Mathematics3rd Grade% met std81%75%
2008Mathematics3rd Grade% met std82%79%
2009Mathematics3rd Grade% met std90%82%
2010Mathematics3rd Grade% met std88%83%
2011Mathematics3rd Grade% met std92%85%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std95%87%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std93%86%
2005Literacy4th Grade% met std59%51%
2006Literacy4th Grade% met std61%61%
2007Literacy4th Grade% met std62%58%
2008Literacy4th Grade% met std75%67%
2009Literacy4th Grade% met std80%70%
2010Literacy4th Grade% met std84%77%
2011Literacy4th Grade% met std91%82%
2012Literacy4th Grade% met std92%85%
2013Literacy4th Grade% met std92%85%
2005Mathematics4th Grade% met std57%50%
2006Mathematics4th Grade% met std60%60%
2007Mathematics4th Grade% met std73%65%
2008Mathematics4th Grade% met std82%74%
2009Mathematics4th Grade% met std90%78%
2010Mathematics4th Grade% met std90%80%
2011Mathematics4th Grade% met std91%82%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std90%82%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std91%82%
2005Literacy5th Grade% met std53%47%
2006Literacy5th Grade% met std64%56%
2007Literacy5th Grade% met std68%59%
2008Literacy5th Grade% met std70%64%
2009Literacy5th Grade% met std82%68%
2010Literacy5th Grade% met std84%74%
2011Literacy5th Grade% met std85%77%
2012Literacy5th Grade% met std93%85%
2013Literacy5th Grade% met std91%84%
2005Mathematics5th Grade% met std52%41%
2006Mathematics5th Grade% met std58%50%
2007Mathematics5th Grade% met std70%61%
2008Mathematics5th Grade% met std78%67%
2009Mathematics5th Grade% met std81%71%
2010Mathematics5th Grade% met std83%74%
2011Mathematics5th Grade% met std91%78%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std87%76%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std81%70%
2009Science5th Grade% met std55%43%
2010Science5th Grade% met std65%50%
2011Science5th Grade% met std68%56%
2012Science5th Grade% met std76%60%
2013Science5th Grade% met std78%61%
2005Literacy6th Grade% met std62%57%
2006Literacy6th Grade% met std74%59%
2007Literacy6th Grade% met std60%59%
2008Literacy6th Grade% met std71%63%
2009Literacy6th Grade% met std77%67%
2010Literacy6th Grade% met std80%71%
2011Literacy6th Grade% met std78%71%
2012Literacy6th Grade% met std86%75%
2013Literacy6th Grade% met std83%73%
2005Mathematics6th Grade% met std46%43%
2006Mathematics6th Grade% met std62%57%
2007Mathematics6th Grade% met std75%68%
2008Mathematics6th Grade% met std77%72%
2009Mathematics6th Grade% met std86%80%
2010Mathematics6th Grade% met std81%75%
2011Mathematics6th Grade% met std85%77%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std88%75%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std84%75%
2005Literacy7th Grade% met std61%50%
2006Literacy7th Grade% met std68%53%
2007Literacy7th Grade% met std76%57%
2008Literacy7th Grade% met std69%57%
2009Literacy7th Grade% met std75%63%
2010Literacy7th Grade% met std85%68%
2011Literacy7th Grade% met std81%67%
2012Literacy7th Grade% met std87%80%
2013Literacy7th Grade% met std89%77%
2005Mathematics7th Grade% met std53%43%
2006Mathematics7th Grade% met std66%50%
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std77%58%
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std78%62%
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std82%68%
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std87%75%
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std82%74%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std89%77%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std88%70%
2009Science7th Grade% met std55%32%
2010Science7th Grade% met std69%33%
2011Science7th Grade% met std71%39%
2012Science7th Grade% met std80%41%
2013Science7th Grade% met std72%41%
2005Literacy8th Grade% met std62%57%
2006Literacy8th Grade% met std68%66%
2007Literacy8th Grade% met std71%63%
2008Literacy8th Grade% met std80%67%
2009Literacy8th Grade% met std79%71%
2010Literacy8th Grade% met std89%76%
2011Literacy8th Grade% met std91%77%
2012Literacy8th Grade% met std93%80%
2013Literacy8th Grade% met std86%77%
2005Mathematics8th Grade% met std39%33%
2006Mathematics8th Grade% met std52%44%
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std57%47%
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std76%56%
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std72%62%
2010Mathematics8th Grade% met std78%63%
2011Mathematics8th Grade% met std75%63%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std82%68%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std82%65%
2006Algebra IEnd of course% met std73%65%
2007Algebra IEnd of course% met std65%62%
2008Algebra IEnd of course% met std84%66%
2009Algebra IEnd of course% met std88%70%
2010Algebra IEnd of course% met std95%76%
2011Algebra IEnd of course% met std96%78%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std96%80%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std99%77%
2009BiologyEnd of course% met std64%41%
2010BiologyEnd of course% met std57%36%
2011BiologyEnd of course% met std60%41%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std67%43%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std67%44%
2006GeometryEnd of course% met std76%60%
2007GeometryEnd of course% met std83%59%
2008GeometryEnd of course% met std93%60%
2009GeometryEnd of course% met std97%66%
2010GeometryEnd of course% met std95%69%
2011GeometryEnd of course% met std93%73%
2012GeometryEnd of course% met std95%76%
2013GeometryEnd of course% met std93%72%
2006LiteracyEnd of course% met std66%45%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$49,180,000$10,437 $49,022,000$10,320 $49,150,000$10,500 
Total Expenditures:$49,578,000$10,522 $55,506,000$11,685 $63,965,000$13,665 
Total Current Expenditures:$37,202,000$7,895 $36,682,000$7,723 $35,448,000$7,573 
Instructional Expenditures:$21,976,000$4,66459.1%$21,933,000$4,61759.8%$21,317,000$4,55460.1%
Student and Staff Support:$4,395,000$93311.8%$4,366,000$91911.9%$4,256,000$90912.0%
Operations, Food, Other:$6,354,000$1,34817.1%$6,333,000$1,33317.3%$6,025,000$1,28717.0%
Total Capital Outlay:$8,867,000$1,882 $15,123,000$3,184 $25,452,000$5,437 
Construction:$360,000$76 $167,000$35 $0$0 
Total Other:$771,000$164 $1,149,000$242 $837,000$179 
Interest on Debt:$2,632,000$559 $2,454,000$517 $2,066,000$441 
Total Salary:$22,725,000$4,823 $22,691,000$4,777 $21,379,000$4,567 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$14,626,000$3,10464.4%$14,834,000$3,12365.4%$13,971,000$2,98565.3%
Other Salary:$8,099,000$1,71935.6%$7,857,000$1,65434.6%$7,408,000$1,58334.7%
Total Benefit:$6,638,000$1,409 $6,634,000$1,397 $6,318,000$1,350 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$4,252,000$90264.1%$4,311,000$90865.0%$4,121,000$88065.2%
Other Benefit:$2,386,000$50635.9%$2,323,000$48935.0%$2,197,000$46934.8%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

    2007     2006  
Teachers with Bachelor Degree:67.9%NA
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:32.1%NA
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:15.0 years14.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:20.4%22.4%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:16.3%20.5%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:32.1%26.9%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:21.3%23.5%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:10.0%6.7%
Mean Base Salary:$42,690.0$42,929.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$36,620.0$36,452.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$37,508.0$40,129.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$43,877.0$44,750.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$47,669.0$47,836.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$49,118.0$48,611.0

* Benton School District was rated 5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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