Bess Brannen Elementary School

Grades: PK-4

466 students

Bess Brannen Elementary School serves 466 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Bess Brannen Elementary School operates within the Brazosport Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 466 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 466 students
Bess Brannen Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Bess Brannen Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Bess Brannen Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 18:1 14:1
Bess Brannen Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
34%
51%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
13%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
55%
30%
Bess Brannen Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Bess Brannen Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.58 0.41
Bess Brannen Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
25%
53%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
5%
7%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,542 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,189 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,841 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has declined by 32% over four years.
School District Name Brazosport Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
Number of Students Managed 12,542 822
Brazosport Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $132 MM $9 MM
Brazosport Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $115 MM $9 MM
Brazosport Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,189 $11,947
Brazosport Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,841 $12,666
Brazosport Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake JacksonLake Jackson Intermediate School
    100 Oyster Creek Dr
    Lake JacksonTX 77566
    (979)730-7250
    1.2 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 908 students                      
  • Lake JacksonElisabet Ney Elementary School
    308 Winding Way St
    Lake JacksonTX 77566
    (979)730-7190
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 522 students                      
  • Lake JacksonA P Beutel Elementary School
    300 Ligustrum St
    Lake JacksonTX 77566
    (979)730-7165
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 559 students                      
  • CluteGladys Polk Elementary School
    100 Glenforest Dr
    CluteTX 77531
    (979)730-7200
    2.4 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 470 students                      
  • Lake JacksonRasco Middle School
    92 Lk Rd
    Lake JacksonTX 77566
    (979)730-7225
    2.4 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 808 students                      

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