Ben Bolt Middle School (Closed 2018)

  • Ben Bolt Middle School served 187 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 73% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 64% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ben Bolt Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students187 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#5494 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
97%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
3%
28%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ben Bolt Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.060.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBen Bolt-Palito Blanco Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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