Benjamin School

300 Hays St
Benjamin, TX 79505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Benjamin School serves 133 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Benjamin School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 133 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Benjamin School's student population of 133 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
133 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Benjamin School is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Benjamin School is 0.54, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1446 out of 8079 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
38%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
56%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
(18-19)
≥50%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Benjamin School's ranking?
Benjamin School is ranked #1446 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Benjamin School?
The graduation rate of Benjamin School is 50%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend Benjamin School?
133 students attend Benjamin School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Benjamin School students are White, 38% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Benjamin School?
Benjamin School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Benjamin School offer ?
Benjamin School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Benjamin School part of?
Benjamin School is part of Benjamin ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 133 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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