Benjamin School



Benjamin School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin School Students by Grade
PK 7
K 9
1 4
2 5
3 7
4 6
5 6
6 4
7 7
8 9
9 2
10 1
11 0
12 4

Benjamin School is a public elementary school located in Benjamin, TX in the Benjamin Independent School District. It enrolls 71 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin School is the 4,623rd largest public school in Texas and the 53,909th largest nationally. It has 6.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 71
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,909th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,623rd out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 76th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,510th out of 4,707

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Benjamin School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 36
(51%)
36
(51%)
 Male 35
(49%)
35
(49%)

Benjamin School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 42
(59%)
42
(59%)
 Hispanic 27
(38%)
27
(38%)
 Two or More 2
(3%)
2
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benjamin School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 42
(59%)
42
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(23%)
16
(23%)
 Not Eligible 13
(18%)
13
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Benjamin School is ranked 4,373rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.7%) is higher than the state average of 63.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Benjamin School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 79
2006 67
2007 75
2008 81
2009 86
2010 75
2011 92
2012 71

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6.6
2006 6.4
2007 6.2
2008 7
2009 6.9
2010 6.9
2011 8.7
2012 6.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54430379746835
2006 0.50746268656716
2007 0.56
2008 0.65432098765432
2009 0.61627906976744
2010 0.64
2011 0.80434782608696
2012 0.8169014084507

Compare Benjamin School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
680.0% 6.8:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 81.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Benjamin School
Benjamin, TX
Public PK - 12 71 6.8:1  
Knox City Elementary
Knox City, TX
Public PK - 04 135 10.4:1 12 miles
Munday Elementary
Munday, TX
Public PK - 06 223 13.5:1 13 miles
O'Brien Middle School
O'brien, TX
Public 05 - 08 85 9.9:1 15 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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