San Benito High School

450 South Williams Rd,

San Benito, TX, 78586-3308

Tel: (956)361-6500
Grades: 10-12

1,989 students

San Benito High School serves 1,989 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
San Benito High School operates within the San Benito Cisd School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1989 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 146 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,989 students
San Benito High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 146 teachers
San Benito High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade San Benito High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
San Benito High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
98%
50%
San Benito High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
31%
San Benito High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.04 0.99
San Benito High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
44%
San Benito High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2010)
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.
n/a
7%
San Benito High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,387 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name San Benito Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
4
Number of Students Managed 11,387 730
San Benito Cisd School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 66% 80%
San Benito Cisd School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $9 MM
San Benito Cisd School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $114 MM $9 MM
San Benito Cisd School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,247 $11,947
San Benito Cisd School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,329 $12,666
San Benito Cisd School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hester Juvenile Detent (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Cameron Co J J A E P (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hester Juvenile Detent (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • San Benito Cameron Co J J A E P
    Alternative School
    2310 West Hwy 77
    San Benito , TX , 78586
    (956)361-4629
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • San Benito Cameron Co J J A E P
    Alternative School
    2310 West Hwy 77
    San Benito , TX , 78586
    (956)361-4629
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  8-11
  • San Benito Hester Juvenile Detent
    Alternative School
    2310 West Hwy 77
    San Benito , TX , 78586
    (956)399-3075
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  44  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • San Benito Mid-valley Academy (9-12)
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1785 West Business Hwy 77
    San Benito , TX , 78586
    (956)276-9930
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  141  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • San Benito Berta Cabaza Middle School
    2901 Shafer Rd
    San Benito , TX , 78586
    (956)361-6600
    1  mi  |  790  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
San Benito, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.05, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in San Benito is Idea College Preparatory San Benito. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.