Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School

401 Whitney Dr
Ben Bolt, TX 78342
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 262 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School's student population of 262 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#4834 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
11-19%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
94%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
White
6%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Texas.
0.11
This chart displays the diversity score of Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
57%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School's ranking?
Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School is ranked #4834 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School?
262 students attend Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School?
Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School offer ?
Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School part of?
Ben Bolt-palito Blanco Elementary School is part of Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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