Benjamin School

  • Benjamin School serves 100 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Benjamin School's student population of 100 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. 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#3890 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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Hispanic
35%
52%
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White
59%
28%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benjamin School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.530.64
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Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBENJAMIN ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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