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District Information

District Communities
Atkins, Blairstown, Elberon, Keystone, Newhall, Norway, Van Horne and Watkins


District Education Facilities (2015-2016 School Year)
Atkins Elementary PK-3
Keystone Elementary PK-3
Norway Elementary 4-6
Middle/High School 7-12

Elementary Class Size Average
19 students per teacher


Enrollment/Staffing
1,460 Students
110 Teachers 9 Administrators


District Size
330 square miles encompassing most of of southern Benton County and portions of Iowa and Tama County


Financial Information
District Property Valuation for FY 2017
$602,913,214

District Total Property Tax Rate
12.64869

State Average Property Tax Rate
13.80

Income Surtax Rate
4%

Unspent Budget Authorized
$2,953,932


Equal Educational Opportunity:

It is the policy of the Benton Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, age (for employment), color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status (for programs), socioeconomic status (for programs), disability, religion, or creed in its educational programs and its employment practices.There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact Jo Prusha, Equity Coordinator, P.O. Box 70, Van Horne, IA52346; phone number: 319/228-8701, ext. 408; or email: jprusha@benton.k12.ia.us.

The board requires all persons, agencies, vendors, contractors and other persons and organizations doing business with or performing services for the school district to subscribe to all applicable federal and state laws, executive orders, rules and regulations pertaining to contract compliance and equal opportunity.


Non-Discrimination Policy

Students, parents, employees and others doing business with or performing services for the Benton Community School District are hereby notified that this school district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, disability, religion, creed, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, socioeconomic status, and gender identity.in admission or access to, or treatment in, its programs and activities. The school district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age (except students), religion, creed, marital status, socioeconomic status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability in admission or access to, or treatment in, its hiring and employment practices. Any person having inquiries concerning the school district's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), § 504 or Iowa Code § 280.3 is directed to contact: Jo Prusha, P.O. Box 70 Van Horne, Iowa 52346 or call 319-228-8701 ext. 351 who has been designated by the school district to coordinate the school district's efforts to comply with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the ADA. Section 504 and Iowa Code Section 280.3.


Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination:

The Benton Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study: Agricultural Science Family & Consumer Science Business Industrial Technology Health Careers It is the policy of the Benton Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact Jo Prusha, Equity Coordinator, P.O. Box 70, Van Horne, Iowa 52346; telephone number: 319/228-8701, ext. 708; email address: jprusha@benton.k12.ia.us. Date of


District Contact

Phone: 319-228-8701
Fax: 319-228-8254