Bens Branch Elementary School

24160 Briar Berry Ln
Porter, TX 77365
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Bens Branch Elementary School serves 947 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bens Branch Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Bens Branch Elementary School's student population of 947 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students947 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Bens Branch Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bens Branch Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#2239 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
57%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
32%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Caney Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bens Branch Elementary School is Porter High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is White Oak Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Porter White Oak Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 911 students
    0.0 miles
    24161 Briar Berry Ln
    Porter, TX 77365
    (281) 577-8800
    0 6-8 911
  • Porter Sorters Mill Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 854 students
    1.2 miles
    23300 Sorters Rd
    Porter, TX 77365
    (281) 577-8780
    1.2 PK-5 854
  • Porter Porter Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 651 students
    1.4 miles
    22256 Ford Rd
    Porter, TX 77365
    (281) 577-2920
    1.4 PK-5 651
  • New Caney Brookwood Forest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5
    1.6 miles
    25545 Sorters Rd
    New Caney, TX 77357
    (281) 577-8600
    1.6 PK-5 n/a
  • Porter New Caney Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 795 students
    1.8 miles
    22784 Hwy 59 S
    Porter, TX 77365
    (281) 577-4300
    1.8 6-8 795

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