Ben Milam Elementary



Ben Milam Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Milam Elementary Students by Grade
PK 146
K 126
1 146
2 142
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Milam Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cameron, TX in the Cameron Independent School District. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Milam Elementary is the 2,271st largest public school in Texas and the 16,638th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,638th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,271st out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,168th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,937th out of 4,778

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Ben Milam Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 290
(52%)
652
(50%)
 Male 270
(48%)
651
(50%)

Ben Milam Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 284
(51%)
651
(50%)
 White 159
(28%)
412
(32%)
 Black 102
(18%)
213
(16%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
21
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ben Milam Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 416
(74%)
910
(70%)
 Not Eligible 103
(18%)
295
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(7%)
98
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Ben Milam Elementary is ranked 1,417th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Milam Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.6%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Ben Milam Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 446
2006 458
2007 486
2008 533
2009 504
2010 504
2011 487
2012 511
2013 541
2014 557
2015 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 15.5
2007 15.4
2008 16.6
2009 14.5
2010 14.3
2011 14.4
2012 15.1
2013 17.7
2014 16
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7847533632287
2006 0.79039301310044
2007 0.76543209876543
2008 0.77110694183865
2009 0.81746031746032
2010 0.81547619047619
2011 0.81930184804928
2012 0.80234833659491
2013 0.8003696857671
2014 0.76660682226212
2015 0.81607142857143

Compare Ben Milam Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 81.6%
 

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Public PK - 02 560 17.6:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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