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Benton School District 8

  • Schools
    9
  • Students
    5,300
  • Teachers
    317

Benton School District 8 is a public school district in Arkansas. They serve 5,300 students across 9 schools, and its teachers have had 135 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Contact Benton School District 8 Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (501) 778-4861
  • PO Box 939
  • Benton, AR-0939
  • Website

Benton School District 8 Demographics

37%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch We receive data about students' economic need from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) based on the Free or Reduced Price Lunch scale. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
17%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Numbers may not add up to 100 due to NCES survey limitations.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Benton School District 8 Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Benton School District 8 had a total revenue of $53.3 million in the 2016-17 school year. 37.5% came from local sources, 55.6% from state sources, and 6.9% from federal sources.

Benton School District 8 had a per-pupil revenue of $10,050 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 37.5% came from local sources, 55.6% from state sources, and 6.9% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Benton School District 8 Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Feb 25, 2024

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Benton School District 8

$75,445
raised using DonorsChoose
135
projects funded
38
teachers funded
583
donors
2
projects for basic supplies
12
projects for technology
17
projects for books
6
projects for art supplies

Benton School District 8 has received support from 171 individuals from Arkansas and 412 individuals out-of-state.

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