San Benito CISD School District

240 N Crockett St
San Benito, TX 78586-4608
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

San Benito CISD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 9,195 students in San Benito CISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in San Benito CISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
21 Schools
9,181 Schools
# Students
9,195 Students
5,427,157 Students
# Teachers
625 Teachers
369,136 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

San Benito CISD School District, which is ranked #995 of all 1,203 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (TX)
#979 out of 1204 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of San Benito CISD  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
27%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of San Benito CISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of San Benito CISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of San Benito CISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of TX by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
86%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of San Benito CISD  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.02
0.64
# American Indian Students
2 Students
18,023 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
261,795 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
9,097 Students
2,860,548 Students
% Hispanic Students
99%
53%
# Black Students
7 Students
694,244 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# White Students
79 Students
1,427,308 Students
% White Students
1%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
8,476 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
156,763 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
489
244,977
# Students in K Grade:
556
371,233
# Students in 1st Grade:
617
385,986
# Students in 2nd Grade:
630
383,594
# Students in 3rd Grade:
590
384,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
664
385,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
650
389,980
# Students in 6th Grade:
664
400,481
# Students in 7th Grade:
698
418,819
# Students in 8th Grade:
733
424,568
# Students in 9th Grade:
754
476,074
# Students in 10th Grade:
715
408,889
# Students in 11th Grade:
785
389,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
650
362,296
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,662 is higher than the state median of $13,640. The school district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,036 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$153 MM
$74,029 MM
This chart display total revenue of San Benito CISD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$129 MM
$78,063 MM
This chart display total spending of San Benito CISD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,662
$13,640
This chart display average revenue per public school student in San Benito CISD  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,036
$14,384
This chart display average spending per public school student in San Benito CISD  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best San Benito CISD School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rgv Youth Recovery Home
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
29783 Rangerville Raod
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 428-5200
Grades: 8-12
| 10 students
Rank: #22.
Cash Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 N Ponciana St
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6700
Grades: PK-5
| 600 students
Rank: #33.
Raul Garza Jr Steam Academy
(Math: 48% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
848 8th St
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6900
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #44.
Amador R Rodriguez Juvenile Boot Camp
Alternative School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2300 W Bus Hwy 77
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-3509
Grades: 8-10
| 8 students
Rank: #55.
La Encantada Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
35001 Fm 1577
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6760
Grades: PK-5
| 454 students
Rank: #66.
Downs Fine Arts Academy
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1302 N Dowling
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6720
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: #77.
La Paloma Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
35076 Padilla St
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6780
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
Rank: #88.
Rangerville Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
17558 Landrum Park Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6840
Grades: PK-5
| 221 students
Rank: #99.
Berta Cabaza Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2901 Shafer Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 813 students
Rank: #1010.
San Benito Riverside Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
35428 Padilla St
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6940
Grades: 6-8
| 571 students
Rank: #1111.
Positive Redirection Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
450 S Dowling St
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6275
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1212.
San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy
(Math: 24% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2115 N Williams Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 276-6000
Grades: 9
| 730 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Angela Gerusa Leal Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
33356 Fm 732
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 276-5055
Grades: PK-5
| 368 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Sullivan Environmental Science Academy
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Elizabeth St
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6880
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #1515.
Fred Booth
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
705 Zaragoza St
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6860
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Rank: #1616.
Judge Oscar De La Fuente Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 S Sam Houston
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6820
Grades: PK-5
| 268 students
Rank: #1717.
Miller Jordan Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
700 N Mccullough
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6650
Grades: 6-8
| 699 students
Rank: #1818.
Hester Juvenile Detent
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2310 W Hwy 77
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 399-3075
Grades: 7-11
| 34 students
Rank: #1919.
Gateway To Graduation Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
450 S Dowling St
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6446
Grades: 9-12
| 80 students
Rank: #2020.
Roberts Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
451 Biddle Ave
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6740
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #2121.
San Benito High School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 8%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
450 S Williams Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6500
Grades: 10-12
| 2,054 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to San Benito CISD School District?
San Benito CISD School District manages 21 public schools serving 9,195 students.
What is the rank of San Benito CISD School District?
San Benito CISD School District is ranked #995 out of 1,203 school districts in Texas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Texas school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in San Benito CISD School District?
99% of San Benito CISD School District students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student/teacher ratio of San Benito CISD School District?
San Benito CISD School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 15:1.
What is San Benito CISD School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,036 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 21 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 9,195 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 86% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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