Benson Primary School

Benson Primary School

9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Benson Primary School

Benson Primary School is a vibrant and welcoming school located in the heart of the city. We are a diverse and inclusive community that values learning, respect, and collaboration. Our mission is to provide an excellent education for every student and to ensure that every student is given the opportunity to reach their full potential.
At Benson Primary School, we offer a wide range of educational programs and activities, including a rigorous academic curriculum, a wide variety of extracurricular activities, and a strong focus on the arts. We also provide a safe and supportive environment for our students and families, with a range of community-based activities and services.
Our staff is dedicated to providing a positive and nurturing learning environment, and our teachers are highly qualified and experienced in their field. We are committed to providing our students with the best possible education, and we strive to ensure that each student has the opportunity to reach their full potential.
At Benson Primary School, we believe that education is a lifelong journey, and we are dedicated to helping our students reach their goals. We are proud to be part of a community that values learning and respect, and we look forward to continuing to provide our students with an excellent education.

Address:

360 S Patagonia St
Benson, AZ 85602

Phone:

(520) 720-6708

Site:

bps.bensonsd.k12.az.us

Grades:

Pre-K – 5

Enrollment:

468 students

Overview Benson Primary School

Benson Primary School serves 468 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Benson Primary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Verdict on Benson Primary School

Benson Primary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Benson Primary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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