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Benavidez Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 905 students

 

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Posted March 12, 2013

I use to go to Benavidez Elementary School back in 1994, ALL I have to say is that it has been the BEST school ever been too. My dougther is NOW attending to the same school i went and she LOVES it can wait for my 3 almost 4 year old boy go to school on MAY 2012 . KEEP DOING A GREAT JOB BENAVIDEZ ELEMENTARY STAFF


Posted February 18, 2011

I am so happy my grand children are at Benevidez....The teachers are so dedicated and the school is so safe....My children also went there .


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

61 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

61 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
67%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

81 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

81 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
74%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

89 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 82% in 2011.

112 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

110 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

112 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students79%
Female67%
Male93%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)87%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students77%
Female70%
Male86%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)85%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students68%
Female64%
Male72%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talented90%

Math

All Students73%
Female69%
Male77%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students81%
Female85%
Male76%
Black or African American56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students76%
Female87%
Male69%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students82%
Female84%
Male80%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)72%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students76%
Female80%
Male73%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
64%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
66%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
52%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
63%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students61%
Female67%
Male55%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students37%
Female20%
Male56%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education37%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English44%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant37%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted37%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students74%
Female77%
Male71%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted68%
Bilingual100%

Math

All Students76%
Female81%
Male68%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted72%
Bilingual100%

Writing

All Students60%
Female69%
Male50%
Black or African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special educationn/a
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted56%
Bilingual87%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students49%
Female48%
Male50%
Black or African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted47%
Bilingual48%

Math

All Students53%
Female48%
Male56%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)51%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted50%
Bilingual57%

Science

All Students39%
Female31%
Male44%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Special educationn/a
Not special education40%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%
Gifted/talented80%
Non-Gifted37%
Bilingual33%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 84% 52%
Black 11% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
White 2% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 83%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 19%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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  • STEFANIE HALL
Fax number
  • (713) 778-3358

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