Benson Polytechnic High School

3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
13
Grades
9-12
Students
879
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This means that most students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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English
58%
State avg: 55%
Math
23%
State avg: 42%
Science
35%
State avg: 63%
College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
88%
State avg: 74%
AP course participation
13%
State avg: 13%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
56%
State avg: 67%
Equity
Environment
Students
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White
30%
Hispanic
26%
Black
21%
Asian
15%
Two or more races
7%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 21 :1
Students per counselor
412 :1
State avg: 522 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
9%
State avg: 10%
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Neighborhood
546 NE 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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