San Benito High School

  • San Benito High School serves 2,172 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 8% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • San Benito High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • San Benito High School's student population of 2,172 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 138 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students2,172 students
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Total Classroom Teachers138 teachers
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School Comparison

  • San Benito High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of San Benito High School is 0.01, 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 School Rank#7958 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
100%
52%
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Black
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13%
White
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28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in San Benito High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.010.64
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Graduation Rate
94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Benito CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Fresnos Cameron County J J A E P Alternative School
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    0.9 miles
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  • San Benito Hester Juvenile Detent Alternative School
    Grades: 6-11 | 45 students
    0.9 miles
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  • San Benito Midvalley Academy-san Benito Charter High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 146 students
    0.9 miles
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    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 276-9930
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  • San Benito Berta Cabaza Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 851 students
    1.0 miles
    2901 Shafer Rd
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 361-6600
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  • San Benito Fred Booth
    Grades: PK-5 | 503 students
    1.0 miles
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    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 361-6860
    1.0 PK-5 503

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