Ben Milam Elementary School

  • Ben Milam Elementary School serves 293 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ben Milam Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ben Milam Elementary School's student population of 293 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ben Milam Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ben Milam Elementary School is 0.44, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2247 out of 7953 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
73%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
11%
28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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