Benavides Elementary



Benavides Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benavides Elementary Students by Grade
PK 100
K 80
1 100
2 103
3 86
4 106
5 92
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benavides Elementary is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Brownsville Independent School District. It enrolls 667 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benavides Elementary is the 1,332nd largest public school in Texas and the 9,212th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 667
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,212th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,332nd out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,933rd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,418th out of 4,707

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Benavides Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 353
(53%)
17,689
(49%)
 Male 314
(47%)
18,285
(51%)

Benavides Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 658
(99%)
35,523
(99%)
 White 6
(1%)
322
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
88
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
29
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Benavides Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 626
(94%)
34,556
(96%)
 Not Eligible 41
(6%)
1,418
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Benavides Elementary is ranked 531st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benavides Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.9%) is significantly 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.

Benavides Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 859
2006 826
2007 833
2008 823
2009 673
2010 682
2011 665
2012 667

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 15.8
2007 16
2008 15.5
2009 14.8
2010 15.5
2011 15.1
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.93853073463268

Compare Benavides Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 93.9%
 

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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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