Bess Brannen Elementary School

Bess Brannen Elementary School serves 464 students in grades PK - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Bess Brannen Elementary School operates within the Brazosport Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 464 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 464 students
Bess Brannen Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bess Brannen Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Bess Brannen Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Bess Brannen Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Bess Brannen Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
33%
52%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
5%
13%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
57%
29%
Bess Brannen Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.41
Bess Brannen Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
29%
53%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Brazosport Independent School District's student population of 12,389 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,907 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,468 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Brazosport Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
Number of Students Managed 12,389 747
Brazosport Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $127 MM $9 MM
Brazosport Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $109 MM $10 MM
Brazosport Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,907 $12,250
Brazosport Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,468 $12,682
Brazosport Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Brazoswood High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake Jackson Intermediate School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elisabet Ney Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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