Benton Consolidated High School

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Benton Consolidated High School
511 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

United States
School districtBenton Consolidated High School 103
SuperintendentAaron Mattox
PrincipalWade Thomas
Grades9 to 12
Enrollment565 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)Maroon and white         
Athletics conferenceSouthern Illinois River-to-River Conference
Team nameRangers

Benton Consolidated High School (BCHS) is a public high school located in Benton, Illinois, United States. The campus is located in a city setting on Benton's east side.

Benton Consolidated High School is in a school district separate from the K-8 schools in and around Benton.


The school's athletic teams (Rangers) compete in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference. School sports include:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Scholar Bowl
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

The Rangers' main rival is the West Frankfort Redbirds, located seven miles south of the BCHS campus.

State championships[edit]

  • Team
    • 1979-80 - Girls' basketball, Class A
    • 2004 - Competitive dance (pom division), Class 1A
    • 2005-06 - Girls' track & field, Class A
    • 2007-08 - Girls' track & field, Class A
    • 2013 - Competitive dance (hip hop division), Class 1A
    • 2014 - Competitive dance (hip hop division), Class 2A
    • 2015 - Competitive dance (hip hop division), Class 2A
  • Individual
    • 2007-08 - Zach Wilson, wrestling, 140 pounds

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Benton Cons High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 17, 2019.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°59′48″N 88°54′39″W / 37.99667°N 88.91083°W / 37.99667; -88.91083