Benavides Secondary

  • Benavides Secondary serves 183 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Benavides Secondary's student population of 183 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benavides Secondary's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benavides Secondary is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5378 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Hispanic
99%
52%
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White
1%
28%
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Diversity Score0.020.41
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Graduation Rate≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenavides Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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