Ben Milam Elementary School

  • Ben Milam Elementary School serves 272 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Ben Milam Elementary School operates within the Dallas Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 272 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students272 students
Ben Milam Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Ben Milam Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Ben Milam Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBen Milam Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Ben Milam Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Ben Milam Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
91%
52%
Ben Milam Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
6%
13%
Ben Milam Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
3%
29%
Ben Milam Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Ben Milam Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Ben Milam Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsBen Milam Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.170.63
Ben Milam Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
81%
52%
Ben Milam Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
4%
6%
Ben Milam Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dallas Independent School District's student population of 160,246 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,548 in this district is less than the state average of $12,156. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,090 is less than the state average of $11,733. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
234
3
Number of Students Managed160,246823
Dallas Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$1,685 MM$10 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$1,612 MM$10 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$10,548$12,156
Dallas Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$10,090$11,733
Dallas Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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