Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Brownsville ISD: A

Total students

858

Avg. teacher experience

14.8 years

Brownsville ISD: 15.5 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Brownsville ISD: 93.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

Benavides Elementary School is an elementary school in Brownsville, TX, in the Brownsville ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 858 students. 63.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 26.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of A for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $57,406, which is $235 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 14.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.bisd.us/benavides/

Address

3101 Mcallen Rd
Brownsville, TX 78520

Office phone number

(956) 350-3250

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Benavides Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

858

African American

2 (0.2%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

8 (0.9%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

845 (98.5%)

Brownsville ISD: 98.5%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3 (0.3%)

Brownsville ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0.2%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

98.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.3%

Two or more races

N/A

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

63.3 %

Brownsville ISD: 69.9%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

73 %

Brownsville ISD: 89.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

27.2 %

Brownsville ISD: 35.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

63.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

73.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

27.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

26.6 %

Brownsville ISD: 35.2%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

7.1 %

Brownsville ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

13.3 %

Brownsville ISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

26.6%

Gifted and talented

7.1%

Special education

13.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

A

Brownsville ISD: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Brownsville ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Brownsville ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

A

Brownsville ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

2.1 %

Brownsville ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Brownsville ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

Masked

Brownsville ISD: 13.7%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Brownsville ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.1 %

Brownsville ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Brownsville ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

Masked

Brownsville ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Brownsville ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

52.1

African American

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

48 (92.1%)

Brownsville ISD: 91.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4.1 (7.9%)

Brownsville ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

40 (76.7%)

Brownsville ISD: 79.9%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

12.1 (23.3%)

Brownsville ISD: 18.2%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Brownsville ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

16.5

Brownsville ISD: 14.8

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

14.8 years

Brownsville ISD: 15.5 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$57,406

Brownsville ISD: $59,653

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$52,336

Brownsville ISD: $50,963

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$48,885

Brownsville ISD: $52,972

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$53,157

Brownsville ISD: $54,209

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$57,730

Brownsville ISD: $59,076

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$63,329

Brownsville ISD: $66,110

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$70,862

Brownsville ISD: $72,850

Statewide: $69,974

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