Ben Milam Elementary School

Tel: (972)749-5600
  • Ben Milam Elementary School serves 259 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% 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 259 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students259 students
Ben Milam Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Ben Milam Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Ben Milam Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeBen Milam Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Ben Milam Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
1%
4%
Ben Milam Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
89%
52%
Ben Milam Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
4%
13%
Ben Milam Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
6%
29%
Ben Milam Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Ben Milam Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsBen Milam Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.200.63
Ben Milam Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
Ben Milam Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
Ben Milam Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Dallas Independent School District's student population of 158,586 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,126 is higher than the state average of $10,721. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,640 is less than the state average of $11,032. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
241
3
Number of Students Managed158,586838
Dallas Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$1,768 MM$9 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$1,691 MM$9 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$11,126$10,721
Dallas Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,640$11,032
Dallas Independent School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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