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NEW FAMILIES

Welcome New Families

Experience the Brave Difference

Choosing a school is a complicated decision that ultimately comes down to a simple question: Where will my student thrive?

Benson Public Schools believes in providing year-round diverse learning opportunities, both in and out of the classroom, where students participate and achieve excellence. From cradle to career, we offer programing that will engage every student. Expansive academic offerings, extracurricular activities, on-campus mental health services, and a caring staff ensure that our schools can engage and motivate every student.

 

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The best way to learn about Benson Public Schools is to schedule your personal visit! Our building is open by appointment for visits and tours. Our faculty and staff can’t wait to welcome you to experience our community. Schedule your personal visit today!

Why Choose Benson Public Schools?

  • Personalized Programming: Our programs offer diverse academics and extracurricular activities—in unique combinations—to satisfy each young person’s interests, passions, and goals. Working with our staff, families can develop a mix of academic classes, athletic activity, and arts programming that engages the whole child.
     

  • Endless Student Opportunities: Benson Public Schools boasts over 34 extracurricular activities, 68 elective classes, and the most robust industrial technology and career prep courses in the area. For our youngest learners, we host an onsite childcare center, offer a FREE 4 year old kindergarten readiness preschool program and begin STEM coursework in early elementary.
     

  • Dedicated and Qualified Teachers: Benson Public Schools believes in hiring, mentoring, and developing high-quality staff that puts the needs of every student first. Our outstanding faculty and instructors are experienced educators, selected for their creativity, enthusiasm, and dedication.
     

  • Small Classes: Most of our classes have fewer than 20 students. This low teacher-student ratio makes learning at Benson Public Schools both comfortable and meaningful.
     

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities and a Clean, Safe Environment: Benson Public Schools dedicates time, resources and money to the future of our students and our schools by creating engaging facilities. In the last 5 years, the school district has constructed a state-of-the-art performing arts center, added collaborative learning space, built a multipurpose activity space, and created a dedicated Pre-K-5 learning space and more. In addition, we believe in ensuring a safe, welcoming, nurturing, and respectful learning environment through programming that promotes kindness, responsibility and inclusivity.