Benfer Elementary School

  • Benfer Elementary School serves 784 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TX average of 15:1.
  • 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 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students784 students
Benfer Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Benfer Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Benfer Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBenfer Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Benfer Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Benfer Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBenfer 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.
0.720.63
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.
33%
52%
Benfer Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
10%
6%
Benfer Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Klein Independent School District's student population of 49,402 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,855 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,428 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameKlein Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
3
Number of Students Managed49,402825
Klein Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$417 MM$9 MM
Klein Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$491 MM$10 MM
Klein Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,855$12,250
Klein Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,428$12,682
Klein Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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