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Benson High School is proud to announce a 2014 graduation rate of 97.06%. BHS had one of the highest percentages in the state and is well above the state average of 81%. The goal is100% and work continues to achieve that goal every year.

Dennis Laumeyer

Seniors:  The Benson High School Centennial of Education Scholarship packet is available now.  Please follow the link below to complete your applications.  All applications are to be completed and submitted to the counselor's office no later than 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015.

2014-15 BHS Centennial of Education Scholarships

strategic plan set in motion by
benson school board

The school district is currently embarking on a series of initiatives that were given top priority through the development of a five year strategic plan that was approved by the School Board in April of 2012. The School Board created a vision for the school district and set priorities and goals in the following area; technology, student achievement, facilities, high quality staff and bullying.


By 2017, Benson Schools will have developed and be known for delivering…

  •  High academic expectations, standards, & achievement

  •  Instruction that is current with the changing world and cutting-edge technology

  •  A well-rounded education

  •  Students that are prepared to be responsible & productive citizens

  •  Elite staff

  •  Continued fiscal responsibility


a) Technology

Goal 1: Provide improved technology at every grade level

b) High Student Standards and Achievement

Goal 1: Align curriculum with state standards

Goal 2: Enhance Gifted and talented programming

c) High quality facilities

Goal 1: Complete a comprehensive facilities assessment and evaluation

d) Hire, mentor and develop high quality staff

Goal 1: Develop a comprehensive teacher evaluation plan

Goal 2: Hire the best candidate for the position, not the cheapest

Goal 3: Yearly self-improvement goals for staff

e) Respect among all students and staff

Goal 1: Develop a comprehensive bullying prevention program

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