Benfer Elementary School

  • Benfer Elementary School serves 784 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Benfer Elementary School operates within the Klein Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 784 students has grown by 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 784 students
Benfer Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Benfer Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Benfer Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Benfer Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Benfer Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
13%
4%
Benfer Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
33%
52%
Benfer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
14%
13%
Benfer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
37%
29%
Benfer Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Benfer Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Benfer Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.72 0.41
Benfer 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.
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Benfer Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Benfer Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Klein Independent School District's student population of 49,402 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,190 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,961 is less than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Klein Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
3
Number of Students Managed 49,402 825
Klein Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $432 MM $10 MM
Klein Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $469 MM $10 MM
Klein Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,190 $11,604
Klein Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,961 $11,458
Klein Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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