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Benzie County Central School


Benzie County Central School is located close to the center of Michigan. Benzie County Central School has 334.56 square miles of land area and 33.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benzie County Central School population is 13,646. Benzie County Central School median household income is $45,155 in 2010-2014. Benzie County Central School median house value is $137,000 in 2010-2014. On average, Benzie County Central School is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (239 out of 510, top 47%)
Elementary/Middle School: (144 out of 516, top 28%)*
Rank: #214
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Kindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:7
Population13,646 (2010-2014), rank #197
Population Growth-2.21% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:37.12/sq mi, rank #427
Median Household Income:$45,155 at 2010-2014—3.44% increase since 2005-2009, rank #307
Median House Price:$137,000 at 2010-2014—-9.51% increase since 2005-2009, rank #151
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:334.56 sq mi, rank #28
Water Area:33.10 sq mi (9.00%), rank #50
County:Manistee County, Grand Traverse County, Benzie County
City:Thompsonville, Bear Lake, Copemish, Benzonia, Beulah, Crystal Mountain, Honor, Empire, Frankfort, Interlochen, Bendon, Nessen City, Arcadia, Lake Ann, Traverse City, Maple Grove, Hardwood Acres
Zip:49683, 49614, 49625, 49616, 49617, 49640, 49630, 49635, 49643, 49613, 49650, 49684
Area:Traverse City, MI
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Benzie County Central School Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

9222 Homestead Rd
Benzonia MI, 49616, Benzie County
Phone: 231-882-9654

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:1,6371,6161,7091,7621,8391,8601,969
English Language Learner Students:000000NA
Total Teachers:79.4183.4483.4083.3496.7599.70100.20
Total Other Staff:81.6790.2287.5396.2098.10105.90109.90
Instructional Aides:20.1720.1015.0517.0417.7414.5014.50
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:6.507.505.005.506.506.506.50
School Administrative Support:10.009.629.6210.0010.0011.0010.00
Student Support Services:
Other Support Services:36.7544.7548.8653.6649.8651.9058.90
Student-Teacher Ratio:20.6119.3720.4921.1419.0118.6619.65


Benzie Academy Grade 9 to Grade 12   7282 Hoadley Rd, Benzonia MI 49616
Benzie Central Middle SchoolGrade 7 to Grade 8   9300 Homestead Rd, Benzonia MI 49616
Benzie Central Sr. High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   9300 Homestead Rd, Benzonia MI 49616
Betsie Valley SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   17936 Cadillac Hwy, Thompsonville MI 49683
Crystal Lake Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   7048 Severence St, Benzonia MI 49616
Lake Ann Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   19375 Bronson Lake Rd, Interlochen MI 49643
Platte River Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   11434 Main St, Honor MI 49640

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2006Math12th Grade% met std39.4%52.4%
2007Math12th Grade% met std45.8%53.5%
2006Reading12th Grade% met std58.1%70.1%
2007Reading12th Grade% met std61.5%68%
2006Science12th Grade% met std54%56.8%
2007Science12th Grade% met std57.6%59.8%
2006Writing12th Grade% met std43.7%55.2%
2007Writing12th Grade% met std46.2%55.9%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std91.4%87%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std95.1%87.9%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std95%90.2%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std95.2%91.3%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std98.5%94.8%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std99.2%95.3%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std40.5%36.3%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std44.4%40.9%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std88.5%86.6%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std95.7%87.4%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std91.4%86.4%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std90.2%86.4%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std92.5%89.8%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std88.3%86.8%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std76.5%62.4%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std73.8%66.5%
2006Writing3rd Grade% met std50.4%51.5%
2007Writing3rd Grade% met std61%51.8%
2008Writing3rd Grade% met std55.7%57.4%
2009Writing3rd Grade% met std64.2%61.1%
2006Math4th Grade% met std90.7%81.6%
2007Math4th Grade% met std85%84.6%
2008Math4th Grade% met std92.8%85.8%
2009Math4th Grade% met std94.2%87.9%
2010Math4th Grade% met std98.4%92.3%
2011Math4th Grade% met std96.9%91.5%
2012Math4th Grade% met std46.1%39.9%
2013Math4th Grade% met std47.5%44.9%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std92%83.2%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std84.7%84.9%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std94.2%84.5%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std87.1%82.8%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std89.8%84.1%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std90.3%84.1%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std77.8%67.7%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std78.4%68.1%
2006Writing4th Grade% met std68.7%54.8%
2007Writing4th Grade% met std46.6%45.2%
2008Writing4th Grade% met std51.8%44.5%
2009Writing4th Grade% met std54%44.4%
2011Writing4th Grade% met std51.6%47.2%
2012Writing4th Grade% met std48.4%44.5%
2013Writing4th Grade% met std53.4%46.7%
2006Math5th Grade% met std83.2%73.4%
2007Math5th Grade% met std86.9%75.9%
2008Math5th Grade% met std83.5%74.2%
2009Math5th Grade% met std88.7%76.8%
2010Math5th Grade% met std88%79.5%
2011Math5th Grade% met std80.6%79.9%
2012Math5th Grade% met std51.6%39.6%
2013Math5th Grade% met std54.5%45.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std88.5%80%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std94.2%84.1%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std85.8%81.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std91.7%81.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std88.6%85.2%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std89.6%85.1%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std86.4%68.8%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std82.2%70.4%
2006Science5th Grade% met std91.6%76.8%
2007Science5th Grade% met std94.2%82.8%
2008Science5th Grade% met std87.5%81.7%
2009Science5th Grade% met std91%83.1%
2010Science5th Grade% met std90.8%81%
2011Science5th Grade% met std86.3%78.1%
2012Science5th Grade% met std18.7%15.3%
2013Science5th Grade% met std15.2%13.1%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std67.7%62.9%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std71.5%57.4%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std61.4%58.8%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std71.4%63.4%
2006Math6th Grade% met std78.3%65.1%
2007Math6th Grade% met std80.5%69%
2008Math6th Grade% met std81.3%72.7%
2009Math6th Grade% met std89.6%79.9%
2010Math6th Grade% met std88.6%82%
2011Math6th Grade% met std94.7%84.5%
2012Math6th Grade% met std35.5%37.1%
2013Math6th Grade% met std39.5%40.2%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std83.2%79.6%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std87.8%83.3%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std89.6%81.8%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std82.4%80.5%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std87.9%87.7%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std89.6%84%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std68.9%67%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std75%68.2%
2010Social Studies6th Grade% met std79.5%73.4%
2011Social Studies6th Grade% met std83.6%75.3%
2012Social Studies6th Grade% met std30.9%27.7%
2013Social Studies6th Grade% met std36.7%29.7%
2006Writing6th Grade% met std83.2%74.8%
2007Writing6th Grade% met std75.4%74.1%
2008Writing6th Grade% met std75.4%72.7%
2009Writing6th Grade% met std72.8%75.7%
2006Math7th Grade% met std73%59.6%
2007Math7th Grade% met std68.7%64.3%
2008Math7th Grade% met std79.3%72.7%
2009Math7th Grade% met std91.8%82.6%
2010Math7th Grade% met std85.2%82.2%
2011Math7th Grade% met std90.2%84.6%
2012Math7th Grade% met std37.8%37.2%
2013Math7th Grade% met std38.8%38.4%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std76.9%75.8%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std76.5%79.7%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std78.5%72.5%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std85.7%79.6%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std86.2%82%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std87.9%79%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std62.7%59.7%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std59.6%62%
2006Writing7th Grade% met std67.9%66.7%
2007Writing7th Grade% met std66.2%65.4%
2008Writing7th Grade% met std75.2%76.6%
2009Writing7th Grade% met std85%77.9%
2011Writing7th Grade% met std50%47.8%
2012Writing7th Grade% met std36.5%47.3%
2013Writing7th Grade% met std40%51.7%
2006Math8th Grade% met std66.1%63.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std79.2%68.1%
2008Math8th Grade% met std78.9%71.6%
2009Math8th Grade% met std83.7%74.5%
2010Math8th Grade% met std77.4%70.3%
2011Math8th Grade% met std73.8%78%
2012Math8th Grade% met std41.9%29.4%
2013Math8th Grade% met std30.9%32.5%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std63.7%72.9%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std83.7%75.6%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std70.1%77.1%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std73.2%75.5%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std88.3%83.4%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std83.5%81.9%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std62%60.5%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std65%65.7%
2006Science8th Grade% met std79.4%76.8%
2007Science8th Grade% met std84.6%74.9%
2008Science8th Grade% met std84.6%79.2%
2009Science8th Grade% met std83.1%76.3%
2010Science8th Grade% met std86.3%75.9%
2011Science8th Grade% met std83.3%78.1%
2012Science8th Grade% met std17.8%16.5%
2013Science8th Grade% met std13.2%15.9%
2006Writing8th Grade% met std55.9%64.7%
2007Writing8th Grade% met std54.2%66.8%
2008Writing8th Grade% met std60.7%69.8%
2009Writing8th Grade% met std72.6%74.2%
2010Social Studies9th Grade% met std70.7%71.1%
2011Social Studies9th Grade% met std76.8%72.8%
2012Social Studies9th Grade% met std23.1%28.7%
2013Social Studies9th Grade% met std26.6%28.6%
MME Test
2007English Lang Arts11th Grade% met std47.4%51%
2008English Lang Arts11th Grade% met std39.9%52.3%
2009English Lang Arts11th Grade% met std54%52.1%
2007Mathematics11th Grade% met std51.4%46.5%
2008Mathematics11th Grade% met std41.6%46.2%
2009Mathematics11th Grade% met std59.4%49.3%
2010Mathematics11th Grade% met std61%50.4%
2011Mathematics11th Grade% met std54%52%
2012Mathematics11th Grade% met std24.2%29.1%
2013Mathematics11th Grade% met std22%29%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std60.9%59.7%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std52.3%61.9%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std62.6%59.9%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std80.9%65.2%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std66%63%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std52.6%55.9%
2013Reading11th Grade% met std50%54%
2007Science11th Grade% met std59.4%55.9%
2008Science11th Grade% met std54.7%56.6%
2009Science11th Grade% met std69.6%55.6%
2010Science11th Grade% met std74.3%57.9%
2011Science11th Grade% met std68%61%
2012Science11th Grade% met std23.2%25.8%
2013Science11th Grade% met std25%26%
2007Social Studies11th Grade% met std92.7%83.3%
2008Social Studies11th Grade% met std79.9%79.9%
2009Social Studies11th Grade% met std89.3%81.3%
2010Social Studies11th Grade% met std91.2%79.4%
2011Social Studies11th Grade% met std84%77%
2012Social Studies11th Grade% met std31.6%40.5%
2013Social Studies11th Grade% met std38%39%
2007Writing11th Grade% met std35.8%40.1%
2008Writing11th Grade% met std27.7%41.1%
2009Writing11th Grade% met std48.2%43.4%
2010Writing11th Grade% met std67.9%43.7%
2011Writing11th Grade% met std62%47%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std55.2%49.4%
2013Writing11th Grade% met std55%49%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$16,141,000$9,445 $16,841,000$9,558 $17,115,000$9,307 
Total Expenditures:$15,363,000$8,989 $16,513,000$9,372 $18,427,000$10,020 
Total Current Expenditures:$14,465,000$8,464 $15,817,000$8,977 $15,991,000$8,695 
Instructional Expenditures:$8,757,000$5,12460.5%$9,386,000$5,32759.3%$9,780,000$5,31861.2%
Student and Staff Support:$241,000$1411.7%$314,000$1782.0%$411,000$2232.6%
Operations, Food, Other:$3,592,000$2,10224.8%$3,867,000$2,19524.4%$3,745,000$2,03623.4%
Total Capital Outlay:$351,000$205 $110,000$62 $1,741,000$947 
Construction:$0$0 $0$0 $1,333,000$725 
Total Other:$5,000$3 $3,000$2 $4,000$2 
Interest on Debt:$389,000$228 $432,000$245 $466,000$253 
Total Salary:$7,672,000$4,489 $7,907,000$4,488 $8,562,000$4,656 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$5,382,000$3,14970.2%$5,467,000$3,10369.1%$5,967,000$3,24569.7%
Other Salary:$2,290,000$1,34029.8%$2,440,000$1,38530.9%$2,595,000$1,41130.3%
Total Benefit:$4,047,000$2,368 $4,540,000$2,577 $4,721,000$2,567 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$2,866,000$1,67770.8%$3,194,000$1,81370.4%$3,123,000$1,69866.2%
Other Benefit:$1,181,000$69129.2%$1,346,000$76429.6%$1,598,000$86933.8%

* Benzie County Central School 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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