Truman Benedict Elementary School

  • Truman Benedict Elementary School serves 641 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Truman Benedict Elementary School operates within the Capistrano Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 641 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students641 students
Gender %Truman Benedict Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Students by GradeTruman Benedict Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio31:124:1
Two or more races
All Ethnic GroupsTruman Benedict Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.370.64
Eligible for Free Lunch

District Comparison

  • Capistrano Unified School District's student population of 53,824 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,298 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,425 is less than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed53,8241,564
Capistrano Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$393 MM$17 MM
Capistrano Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$399 MM$18 MM
Capistrano Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$7,298$10,991
Capistrano Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$7,425$11,482
Capistrano Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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