Benavidez Elementary



Benavidez Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benavidez Elementary Students by Grade
PK 134
K 124
1 145
2 111
3 112
4 99
5 112
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benavidez Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 837 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benavidez Elementary is the 384th largest public school in Texas and the 3,235th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 837
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,235th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 384th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,286th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 293rd out of 4,707

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Benavidez Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 472
(56%)
80,464
(51%)
 Female 365
(44%)
77,020
(49%)

Benavidez Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 735
(88%)
100,087
(64%)
 Black 81
(10%)
37,531
(24%)
 White 10
(1%)
12,852
(8%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
5,201
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
1,338
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
126
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
349
(0%)

Benavidez Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 787
(94%)
118,644
(75%)
 Not Eligible 41
(5%)
28,043
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
10,797
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Benavidez Elementary is ranked 135th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benavidez Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.1%) 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.

Benavidez Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1014
2006 1010
2007 1021
2008 954
2009 989
2010 996
2011 879
2012 837

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 17.3
2007 18.2
2008 15.9
2009 16.2
2010 16
2011 15.7
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98422090729783
2006 0.67920792079208
2007 0.76199804113614
2008 0.74004192872117
2009 0.71587462082912
2010 0.54618473895582
2011 0.43572241183163
2012 0.95101553166069

Compare Benavidez Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 95.1%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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