- Benchmark received a #1 ranking in the 3 year Parent Satisfaction Survey initiated by the Arizona Department of Education. (2000, 2001and 2002)
- 2007 Benchmark School of Merit Award
- 2011 The National Center for Educational Achievement and ACT, INC. recognized Benchmark School as a 2011 NCEA Higher Performing School.
- Aliyah O, First Place, Central Arizona Local Section, American Chemical Society, Illustrated Poetry Contest
- Jorey C. winner in the "Constituting America We The People 9-17 Essay Contest"
- Megan J., First Place, State of Arizona- Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Contest
- Max M. (5th grade) Megan J. (6th grade), First Place, State of Arizona- Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Contest- Chapter Awards
- Eliza L. (4th grade) Arizona Grand Canyon Games- 4th Grade Essay Contest
3 Honorable Mention Winners
- 5th grader, Max M. tied for 2nd place in the city-wide Math Matters Contest.
- 6th grader, Megan J. received a perfect score in the nationwide Math Olympiad Contest. She received a "Highest Distinction" Award
- 6th graders, Kailee D. and Hayden R, tied for 1st Place Regionally in the
Math League Press Competition.
- The 6th grade team placed 4th nationally.
ODYSSEY OF THE MIND
Teams from Benchmark qualified for World Finals Competition to represent Arizona in 2005, 2008