Benfer Elementary School

Benfer Elementary School serves 708 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Benfer Elementary School operates within the Klein Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 708 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 708 students
Benfer Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Benfer Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Benfer Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 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 15:1 14:1
Benfer Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
14%
4%
Benfer Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
32%
51%
Benfer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
11%
13%
Benfer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
40%
30%
Benfer Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Benfer Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Benfer 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.
0.71 0.41
Benfer 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.
33%
53%
Benfer 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.
7%
7%
Benfer Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 47,045 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,884 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,167 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Klein Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
3
Number of Students Managed 47,045 822
Klein Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $389 MM $9 MM
Klein Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $445 MM $9 MM
Klein Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,884 $11,947
Klein Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,167 $12,666
Klein 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 Jamie's House Charter School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Strack Intermediate School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kuehnle Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringStrack Intermediate School
    18027 South Kuykendahl Rd
    SpringTX 77379
    (832)249-5400
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1165 students                      
  • SpringKuehnle Elementary School
    5510 Winding Rdg Dr
    SpringTX 77379
    (832)484-6650
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 640 students                      
  • SpringHaude Elementary School
    3111 Louetta
    SpringTX 77388
    (832)484-5600
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 701 students                      
  • HoustonPonderosa Elementary School
    17202 Butte Creek Rd
    HoustonTX 77090
    (281)891-8180
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 766 students                      
  • HoustonJamie's House Charter School
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    Charter School
    1 Negative Reviews
    17406 Bamwood
    HoustonTX 77090
    (281)866-9777
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 74 students                      

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