Benton Schools Personnel Spotlight

Presented to the Benton School Board-September 10, 2018

Benton School District Enrollment Update

Preliminary enrollment numbers in the Benton School District show that enrollment is up by 303 students. Last year at this time, the Benton School District counted 5,255 students. This year there are 5,558 students attending Benton Schools.

Many schools are seeing enrollment increases. Caldwell Elementary enrollment is 524, Angie Grant enrollment is 483, Howard Perrin enrollment is 638, while Ringgold Elementary's enrollment is 486. The district has added another Kindergarten teacher at Ringgold and will need to add another elementary school counselor before October 1, 2018.

Benton School District secondary numbers are at a record high as of September 4, 2018. Benton Middle School has an enrollment of 1,306 students in grades 5-7. Benton Junior High's enrollment is 921 students in grades 8 and 9. Benton High School's enrollment is 1,200 students and the senior class is currently at 379 students.