Bess Brannen Elementary School

  • Bess Brannen Elementary School serves 512 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Bess Brannen Elementary School operates within the Brazosport Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 512 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-4
Total Students512 students
Bess Brannen Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Bess Brannen Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Bess Brannen Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBess Brannen Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Bess Brannen Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
34%
52%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
5%
13%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
56%
29%
Bess Brannen Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBess Brannen 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.
0.570.63
Bess Brannen 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.
30%
52%
Bess Brannen 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.
5%
6%
Bess Brannen Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Brazosport Independent School District's student population of 12,411 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,159 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,683 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameBrazosport Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
Number of Students Managed12,411825
Brazosport Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$127 MM$9 MM
Brazosport Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$109 MM$10 MM
Brazosport Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,159$12,250
Brazosport Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,683$12,682
Brazosport 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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