District Summary Ratings

This district has a mixed record. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are rated above average, average or below average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Benton Area School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Benton Area School District

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Parent / Guardian
February 02, 2023
Benton needs a serious overhaul. The administration is more like a dictatorship. The district does Not mirror the locale. Special needs aren’t met and forget any respect from much of the staff if you... More
Review for Appleman El School
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
January 29, 2019
Teachers seem more out to get you than willing to help
Parent / Guardian
October 13, 2016
I am a parent of two graduates from this school district. My children who are grown are very happy with the education they received. They were well prepared for college. My only negative for the... More
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