Truman Benedict Elementary School

  • Truman Benedict Elementary School serves 641 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Truman Benedict Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

Truman Benedict Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Truman Benedict Elementary School's student population of 641 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Truman Benedict Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Truman Benedict Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Truman Benedict Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio31:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Truman Benedict Elementary School and percentage of American Indian students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Truman Benedict Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Truman Benedict Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Truman Benedict Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in California by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
78%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Truman Benedict Elementary School and the percentage of White students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Truman Benedict Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.370.41
This chart display the diversity score of Truman Benedict Elementary School and the average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Truman Benedict Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Truman Benedict Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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