Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School

Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School serves 537 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 57% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School's student population of 537 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#1001 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
96%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.080.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSharyland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School is Sharyland Pioneer High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Idea Mcallen College Preparatory (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jessie L Jensen Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mission Sharyland Pioneer High School Math: 60% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,564 student
    0.5 miles
    6 1/2 Mile N Shary Rd
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 580-5200
    0.5 9-12 1,564
  • Mission Sharyland High School Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,510 student
    0.7 miles
    1106 N Shary Rd
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 580-5300
    0.7 9-12 1,510
  • Mission Jessie L Jensen Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 713 students
    0.9 miles
    510 N Glasscock Blvd
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 580-5252
    0.9 PK-6 713
  • Mcallen Rowe High School Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,110 students
    1.0 miles
    2101 N Ware Rd
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 632-5100
    1 9-12 2,110
  • Mcallen Idea Mcallen Academy Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 895 students
    1.2 miles
    201 N Bentsen Rd
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 429-4100
    1.2 PK-5 895

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