Benjamin School

300 Hays St
Benjamin, TX 79505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Benjamin School serves 110 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Benjamin School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Benjamin School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Benjamin School's student population of 110 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students110 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Rankings

Benjamin School is ranked within the top 30% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benjamin School is 0.55, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2210 out of 8043 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
37%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
White
56%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenjamin Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benjamin School is Knox City High School (11.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Munday Secondary (12.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Knox City Elementary School (11.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Knox City Knox City Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 125 students
    11.7 miles
    300 N 4th
    Knox City, TX 79529
    (940) 657-3147
    11.7 PK-4 125
  • Knox City Knox City High School Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 81 students
    11.7 miles
    400 N 4th St
    Knox City, TX 79529
    (940) 657-3565
    11.7 9-12 81
  • Munday Munday Secondary Math: 60-69% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 129 students
    12.9 miles
    911 W D St
    Munday, TX 76371
    (940) 422-4321
    12.9 7-12 129
  • Munday Munday Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 257 students
    13.0 miles
    1111 W Main
    Munday, TX 76371
    (940) 422-4321
    13 PK-6 257
  • Knox City O'brien Middle School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 72 students
    14.4 miles
    711 9th St
    Knox City, TX 79529
    (940) 657-3731
    14.4 5-8 72

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