Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Klein ISD: B

Total students

797

Avg. teacher experience

9.8 years

Klein ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Klein ISD: 94.1%

Statewide: 90%

Benfer Elementary School is an elementary school in Klein, TX, in the Klein ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 797 students. 34.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 14.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $57,941, which is $850 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.kleinisd.net

Address

18027b Kuykendahl Rd
Klein, TX 77379-8116

Office phone number

(832) 484-6000

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Benfer Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

797

African American

149 (18.7%)

Klein ISD: 15%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Klein ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

58 (7.3%)

Klein ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

310 (38.9%)

Klein ISD: 42.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Klein ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

239 (30%)

Klein ISD: 30.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

40 (5%)

Klein ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

18.7%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

7.3%

Hispanic

38.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

30.0%

Two or more races

5.0%

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

34.3 %

Klein ISD: 44.9%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

54.2 %

Klein ISD: 45.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

15.2 %

Klein ISD: 17%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

34.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

54.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

15.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

14.7 %

Klein ISD: 17%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Klein ISD: 29.6%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

3 %

Klein ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11 %

Klein ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

14.7%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

3.0%

Special education

11.0%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

B

Klein ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Klein ISD: B

School progress

B

Klein ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Klein 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

49

African American

3.1 (6.3%)

Klein ISD: 11.9%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Klein ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1.9 (3.8%)

Klein ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4.2 (8.6%)

Klein ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Klein ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

39.9 (81.3%)

Klein ISD: 71%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Klein ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1 (2%)

Klein ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

40.6 (82.8%)

Klein ISD: 72%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

7.4 (15.1%)

Klein ISD: 25.6%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Klein ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

16.3

Klein ISD: 15.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

9.8 years

Klein ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 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

$57,941

Klein ISD: $60,814

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$55,550

Klein ISD: $56,367

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$54,301

Klein ISD: $56,500

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$53,567

Klein ISD: $58,932

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$61,831

Klein ISD: $62,449

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$65,391

Klein ISD: $68,094

Statewide: $65,449

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