Benton County School District (Mississippi)

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The Benton County School District is a public school district based in Ashland, Mississippi (USA). The district's boundaries parallel that of Benton County.

Schools[edit]

  • Ashland Middle/High School (Grades 6-12)
  • Ashland Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • Hickory Flat Attendance Center (Grades K-12)

Demographics[edit]

2006-07 school year[edit]

There were a total of 1,340 students enrolled in the Benton County School District during the 2006-2007 school year. The gender makeup of the district was 50% female and 50% male. The racial makeup of the district was 52.01% African American, 46.34% White, 1.19% Hispanic, and 0.45% Asian.[1] 87.2% of the district's students were eligible to receive free lunch.[2]

Previous school years[edit]

School Year Enrollment Gender Makeup Racial Makeup
Female Male Asian African
American
Hispanic Native
American
White
2005-06[1] 1,346 48% 52% 0.67% 53.42% 1.93% 43.98%
2004-05[1] 1,339 48% 52% 57.06% 1.94% 41.00%
2003-04[1] 1,309 48% 52% 57.83% 1.53% 40.64%
2002-03[3] 1,254 47% 53% 59.72% 1.67% 38.60%

Accountability statistics[edit]

2006-07[4] 2005-06[5] 2004-05[6] 2003-04[7] 2002-03[8]
District Accreditation Status Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited
School Performance Classifications
Level 5 (Superior Performing) Schools 0 0 0 0 0
Level 4 (Exemplary) Schools 2 1 0 1 0
Level 3 (Successful) Schools 1 2 2 2 3
Level 2 (Under Performing) Schools 0 0 1 0 0
Level 1 (Low Performing) Schools 0 0 0 0 0
Not Assigned 0 0 0 0 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Mississippi Assessment and Accountability Reporting System". Office of Research and Statistics, Mississippi Department of Education. 
  2. ^ "2006-07 State, District, and School Enrollment by Race/Gender with Poverty Data" (XLS). Mississippi Department of Education. 2008-01-16. Retrieved 2008-05-17. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Mississippi Report Card for 2002-2003". Office of Educational Accountability, Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-02. Archived from the original on 2007-08-12. Retrieved 2007-08-31. 
  4. ^ "2007 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2007-09-13. Archived from the original on 2007-11-27. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  5. ^ "2006 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2006-09-06. Archived from the original on 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2007-05-07. 
  6. ^ "2005 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2005-09-09. Archived from the original on 2006-12-13. Retrieved 2007-05-07. 
  7. ^ "2004 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-26. Archived from the original on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-05-07. 
  8. ^ "2003 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2003-11-21. Archived from the original on 2006-12-11. Retrieved 2007-05-07. 

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