Truman Benedict Elementary School

  • Truman Benedict Elementary School serves 677 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 677 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students677 students
Truman Benedict Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Truman Benedict Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Truman Benedict Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeTruman Benedict Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio31:124:1
Truman Benedict Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Truman Benedict Elementary School American Indian Students (2001-2014)
Asian
1%
11%
Truman Benedict Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
11%
54%
Truman Benedict Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Truman Benedict Elementary School Black Students (1989-2005)
White
78%
24%
Truman Benedict Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Truman Benedict Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsTruman Benedict Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.370.41
Truman Benedict Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
50%
Truman Benedict Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
9%
Truman Benedict Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Capistrano Unified School District's student population of 53,990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,291 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,418 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
4
Number of Students Managed53,9901,597
Capistrano Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$393 MM$18 MM
Capistrano Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$399 MM$18 MM
Capistrano Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$7,291$10,966
Capistrano Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,418$11,255
Capistrano Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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