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Benton Community School Corporation


Benton Community School Corporation is located in northwest Indiana. Benton Community School Corporation has 469.59 square miles of land area and 0.83 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benton Community School Corporation population is 11,140. Benton Community School Corporation median household income is $50,747 in 2010-2014. Benton Community School Corporation median house value is $93,300 in 2010-2014. On average, Benton Community School Corporation is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (134 out of 289, top 46%)
Elementary/Middle School: (126 out of 289, top 44%)*
Rank: #131
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:4
Population11,140 (2010-2014), rank #147
Population Growth-3.63% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:23.68/sq mi, rank #284
Median Household Income:$50,747 at 2010-2014—3.01% increase since 2005-2009, rank #121
Median House Price:$93,300 at 2010-2014—2.75% increase since 2005-2009, rank #217
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:469.59 sq mi, rank #1
Water Area:0.83 sq mi (0.18%), rank #120
County:Warren County, Tippecanoe County, Benton County
City:Otterbein, Ambia, Boswell, Williamsport, West Lafayette, Attica, Montmorenci, Fowler, Goodland, Remington, Earl Park, Oxford, Pine Village
Zip:47970, 47917, 47921, 47993, 47906, 47918, 47944, 47948, 47977, 47942, 47971, 47975
Area:Lafayette, IN
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Benton Community School Corporation Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

405 South Grant Ave
Fowler IN, 47944, Benton County
Phone: 765-884-0850

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:1,8901,8501,8801,8601,8671,8361,931
English Language Learner Students:57504951635320
Total Teachers:122.71123.71120.95122.00130.00130.00139.00
Total Other Staff:233.50233.00222.00137.00177.00158.00165.00
Instructional Aides:64.0063.5058.00NA60.0041.0041.00
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:
School Administrative Support:10.0010.0010.0010.0010.009.0015.00
Student Support Services:25.5027.5028.00NA4.001.002.00
Other Support Services:114.00110.00106.00104.0086.0082.0085.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:15.4014.9515.5415.2514.3614.1213.89


Benton Central Jr-Sr High SchoolGrade 7 to Grade 12   4241 East 300 South, Oxford IN 47971
Boswell Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 6   414 West Main St, Boswell IN 47921
Otterbein Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   111 West Oxford St, Otterbein IN 47970
Prairie Crossing Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   2758 South 400 East, Oxford IN 47971

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
ECA Test
2010Algebra IEnd of course% met std68%61%
2011Algebra IEnd of course% met std80.9%72.4%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std69.5%N/A
2010Biology IEnd of course% met std33%37%
2011Biology IEnd of course% met std40.6%46.9%
2012Biology IEnd of course% met std34.8%N/A
2010English 10End of course% met std62%63%
2011English 10End of course% met std78.5%71.9%
2012English 10End of course% met std84.8%N/A
2005English/Language Arts10th Grade% met std70%68%
2006English/Language Arts10th Grade% met std68%68%
2007English/Language Arts10th Grade% met std70%67%
2008English/Language Arts10th Grade% met std74%68%
2009English/Language Arts10th Grade% met std73%67%
2005Math10th Grade% met std66%64%
2006Math10th Grade% met std68%64%
2007Math10th Grade% met std72%65%
2008Math10th Grade% met std67%66%
2009Math10th Grade% met std76%65%
2004English/Language Arts3rd Grade% met std71%75%
2005English/Language Arts3rd Grade% met std80%75%
2006English/Language Arts3rd Grade% met std72%74%
2007English/Language Arts3rd Grade% met std78%73%
2008English/Language Arts3rd Grade% met std77%76%
2009English/Language Arts3rd Grade% met std86%74%
2010English/Language Arts3rd Grade% met std95%79%
2011English/Language Arts3rd Grade% met std89.3%83%
2012English/Language Arts3rd Grade% met std88.4%85%
2004Math3rd Grade% met std65%72%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std72%73%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std67%73%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std70%72%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std71%70%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std74%72%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std90%76%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std85.1%78%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std82.6%79%
2005English/Language Arts4th Grade% met std73%73%
2006English/Language Arts4th Grade% met std79%74%
2007English/Language Arts4th Grade% met std67%75%
2008English/Language Arts4th Grade% met std82%74%
2009English/Language Arts4th Grade% met std67%73%
2010English/Language Arts4th Grade% met std86%77%
2011English/Language Arts4th Grade% met std88.9%82%
2012English/Language Arts4th Grade% met std80.3%82%
2005Math4th Grade% met std75%73%
2006Math4th Grade% met std80%75%
2007Math4th Grade% met std70%74%
2008Math4th Grade% met std77%75%
2009Math4th Grade% met std79%70%
2010Math4th Grade% met std86%75%
2011Math4th Grade% met std85.2%70%
2012Math4th Grade% met std83.5%79%
2009Science4th Grade% met std76%71%
2010Science4th Grade% met std87%75%
2011Science4th Grade% met std88.1%76%
2012Science4th Grade% met std76.4%78%
2005English/Language Arts5th Grade% met std74%72%
2006English/Language Arts5th Grade% met std70%73%
2007English/Language Arts5th Grade% met std83%75%
2008English/Language Arts5th Grade% met std69%74%
2009English/Language Arts5th Grade% met std76%71%
2010English/Language Arts5th Grade% met std84%71%
2011English/Language Arts5th Grade% met std83.8%75%
2012English/Language Arts5th Grade% met std85.2%78%
2005Math5th Grade% met std75%72%
2006Math5th Grade% met std79%76%
2007Math5th Grade% met std83%76%
2008Math5th Grade% met std77%77%
2009Math5th Grade% met std79%77%
2010Math5th Grade% met std90%81%
2011Math5th Grade% met std90.5%86%
2012Math5th Grade% met std91.9%86%
2009Social Studies5th Grade% met std72%60%
2010Social Studies5th Grade% met std82%64%
2011Social Studies5th Grade% met std78.9%67%
2012Social Studies5th Grade% met std83%67%
2004English/Language Arts6th Grade% met std77%69%
2005English/Language Arts6th Grade% met std67%70%
2006English/Language Arts6th Grade% met std71%71%
2007English/Language Arts6th Grade% met std74%71%
2008English/Language Arts6th Grade% met std81%71%
2009English/Language Arts6th Grade% met std73%69%
2010English/Language Arts6th Grade% met std81%72%
2011English/Language Arts6th Grade% met std74.8%76%
2012English/Language Arts6th Grade% met std85.8%78%
2004Math6th Grade% met std80%73%
2005Math6th Grade% met std81%74%
2006Math6th Grade% met std85%78%
2007Math6th Grade% met std83%80%
2008Math6th Grade% met std88%80%
2009Math6th Grade% met std86%72%
2010Math6th Grade% met std88%76%
2011Math6th Grade% met std90.4%80%
2012Math6th Grade% met std87.9%82%
2009Science6th Grade% met std51%54%
2010Science6th Grade% met std65%58%
2011Science6th Grade% met std65.9%62%
2012Science6th Grade% met std76.6%64%
2005English/Language Arts7th Grade% met std66%69%
2006English/Language Arts7th Grade% met std62%68%
2007English/Language Arts7th Grade% met std65%68%
2008English/Language Arts7th Grade% met std64%70%
2009English/Language Arts7th Grade% met std70%67%
2010English/Language Arts7th Grade% met std72%72%
2011English/Language Arts7th Grade% met std78.3%77%
2012English/Language Arts7th Grade% met std66.2%75%
2005Math7th Grade% met std74%73%
2006Math7th Grade% met std80%76%
2007Math7th Grade% met std81%78%
2008Math7th Grade% met std86%79%
2009Math7th Grade% met std70%69%
2010Math7th Grade% met std71%73%
2011Math7th Grade% met std76.3%75%
2012Math7th Grade% met std76.9%78%
2009Social Studies7th Grade% met std63%57%
2010Social Studies7th Grade% met std63%64%
2011Social Studies7th Grade% met std73.6%68%
2012Social Studies7th Grade% met std75.2%71%
2004English/Language Arts8th Grade% met std60%65%
2005English/Language Arts8th Grade% met std62%68%
2006English/Language Arts8th Grade% met std67%68%
2007English/Language Arts8th Grade% met std66%67%
2008English/Language Arts8th Grade% met std64%69%
2009English/Language Arts8th Grade% met std64%65%
2010English/Language Arts8th Grade% met std64%69%
2011English/Language Arts8th Grade% met std63%72%
2012English/Language Arts8th Grade% met std74.6%73%
2004Math8th Grade% met std84%71%
2005Math8th Grade% met std76%72%
2006Math8th Grade% met std79%72%
2007Math8th Grade% met std78%71%
2008Math8th Grade% met std76%74%
2009Math8th Grade% met std67%66%
2010Math8th Grade% met std70%72%
2011Math8th Grade% met std67.6%77%
2012Math8th Grade% met std71.6%80%
2005English/Language Arts9th Grade% met std64%66%
2006English/Language Arts9th Grade% met std61%67%
2007English/Language Arts9th Grade% met std70%68%
2008English/Language Arts9th Grade% met std68%66%
2005Math9th Grade% met std71%68%
2006Math9th Grade% met std72%71%
2007Math9th Grade% met std63%67%
2008Math9th Grade% met std73%70%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$24,363,000$12,959 $23,790,000$12,790 $29,342,000$15,716 
Total Expenditures:$21,165,000$11,258 $22,166,000$11,917 $21,679,000$11,612 
Total Current Expenditures:$18,552,000$9,868 $19,075,000$10,255 $18,715,000$10,024 
Instructional Expenditures:$10,375,000$5,51955.9%$11,144,000$5,99158.4%$10,753,000$5,76057.5%
Student and Staff Support:$1,181,000$6286.4%$1,120,000$6025.9%$1,342,000$7197.2%
Operations, Food, Other:$4,936,000$2,62626.6%$4,750,000$2,55424.9%$4,635,000$2,48324.8%
Total Capital Outlay:$1,256,000$668 $1,576,000$847 $1,338,000$717 
Construction:$402,000$214 $334,000$180 $232,000$124 
Total Other:$11,000$6 $45,000$24 $58,000$31 
Interest on Debt:$1,194,000$635 $1,318,000$709 $1,371,000$734 
Total Salary:$10,308,000$5,483 $11,286,000$6,068 $11,326,000$6,066 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$6,664,000$3,54564.6%$7,590,000$4,08167.3%$7,446,000$3,98865.7%
Other Salary:$3,644,000$1,93835.4%$3,696,000$1,98732.7%$3,880,000$2,07834.3%
Total Benefit:$5,679,000$3,021 $5,437,000$2,923 $5,106,000$2,735 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$3,570,000$1,89962.9%$3,436,000$1,84763.2%$3,198,000$1,71362.6%
Other Benefit:$2,109,000$1,12237.1%$2,001,000$1,07636.8%$1,908,000$1,02237.4%

* Benton Community School Corporation was rated 3.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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