Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Fort Worth ISD: C

Total students

1,638

Avg. teacher experience

11 years

Fort Worth ISD: 11.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

96.4 %

Fort Worth ISD: 87.7%

Statewide: 90.3%

Benbrook Middle/High School is an elementary/secondary school in Fort Worth, TX, in the Fort Worth ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 1,638 students. 53.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 11.7% 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 C for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 96.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1.7% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Benbrook Middle/High School was 949 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 17.0.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $62,852, which is $5,211 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 11 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

201 Overcrest
Fort Worth, TX 76126-3010

Office phone number

(817) 871-2000

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Benbrook Middle/High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,638

African American

121 (7.4%)

Fort Worth ISD: 21%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

4 (0.2%)

Fort Worth ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

22 (1.3%)

Fort Worth ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

642 (39.2%)

Fort Worth ISD: 64.3%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.1%)

Fort Worth ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

786 (48%)

Fort Worth ISD: 11%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

61 (3.7%)

Fort Worth ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

7.4%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.3%

Hispanic

39.2%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

48.0%

Two or more races

3.7%

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

53.3 %

Fort Worth ISD: 70.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

55.1 %

Fort Worth ISD: 85.5%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

11.9 %

Fort Worth ISD: 35.5%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

53.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

55.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.9%

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

11.7 %

Fort Worth ISD: 34.8%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

15.4 %

Fort Worth ISD: 12.8%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

9.3 %

Fort Worth ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

11.7%

Gifted and talented

15.4%

Special education

9.3%

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)

C

Fort Worth ISD: C

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Fort Worth ISD: C

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Fort Worth ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Fort Worth ISD: C

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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

96.4 %

Fort Worth ISD: 87.7%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

93.8 %

Fort Worth ISD: 82.4%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Fort Worth ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

Masked

Fort Worth ISD: 84.3%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

96.3 %

Fort Worth ISD: 89.3%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Fort Worth ISD: Masked

Statewide: 89.2%

White

97.8 %

Fort Worth ISD: 89%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

Fort Worth ISD: 83.1%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

93.8%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

96.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

97.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

1.7 %

Fort Worth ISD: 3%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Fort Worth ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Fort Worth ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

4.8 %

Fort Worth ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

1.8 %

Fort Worth ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Fort Worth ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

1.5 %

Fort Worth ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

6.1 %

Fort Worth ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 1.5%

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

8.7 %

Fort Worth ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Fort Worth ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

16 %

Fort Worth ISD: 12.3%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

7.7 %

Fort Worth ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.9 %

Fort Worth ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Fort Worth ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

7.8 %

Fort Worth ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

15.9 %

Fort Worth ISD: 12%

Statewide: 6.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2019-2020 school year.

All students

26.4 %

Fort Worth ISD: 22.8%

Statewide: 22%

African American

16.7 %

Fort Worth ISD: 11.9%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Fort Worth ISD: 46.2%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

80 %

Fort Worth ISD: 30.4%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

17.6 %

Fort Worth ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Fort Worth ISD: 44.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

White

33.8 %

Fort Worth ISD: 44.4%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

12.5 %

Fort Worth ISD: 26.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

40.2 %

Fort Worth ISD: 43.1%

Statewide: 59%

African American

16.7 %

Fort Worth ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Fort Worth ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

50 %

Fort Worth ISD: 63.6%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

29 %

Fort Worth ISD: 37.6%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Fort Worth ISD: Masked

Statewide: 58.9%

White

46.4 %

Fort Worth ISD: 62.7%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

Masked

Fort Worth ISD: 54.5%

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

949

Fort Worth ISD: 925

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

17.0

Fort Worth ISD: 16.5

Statewide: 20.2

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

69.1 %

Fort Worth ISD: 67.1%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

68.6 %

Fort Worth ISD: 49.9%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

59.8 %

Fort Worth ISD: 41.7%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

69.1%

Math

68.6%

Reading + Math

59.8%

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

102.5

African American

10.3 (10%)

Fort Worth ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Fort Worth ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

3 (2.9%)

Fort Worth ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

13.1 (12.7%)

Fort Worth ISD: 24.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Fort Worth ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

74.3 (72.4%)

Fort Worth ISD: 50.7%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1.9 (1.9%)

Fort Worth ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

2 (2%)

Fort Worth ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

69.3 (67.6%)

Fort Worth ISD: 69.1%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

26.9 (26.3%)

Fort Worth ISD: 29%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

4.3 (4.2%)

Fort Worth ISD: 1.1%

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

Fort Worth ISD: 14

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

11 years

Fort Worth ISD: 11.2 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

$62,852

Fort Worth ISD: $62,422

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$66,355

Fort Worth ISD: $55,984

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$57,983

Fort Worth ISD: $57,585

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$60,544

Fort Worth ISD: $59,747

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$63,892

Fort Worth ISD: $64,109

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$71,119

Fort Worth ISD: $69,440

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$88,520

Fort Worth ISD: $87,678

Statewide: $69,974

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