Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Klein ISD: B

Total students

712

Avg. teacher experience

12.1 years

Klein ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Klein ISD: 94.1%

Statewide: 90%

Benignus Elementary School is an elementary school in Klein, TX, in the Klein ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 712 students. 23.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of A 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 $60,688, which is $3,597 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.1 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.kleinisd.net

Address

7225 Alvin A Klein Dr
Klein, TX 77379

Office phone number

(832) 484-7750

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Benignus 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

712

African American

63 (8.8%)

Klein ISD: 15%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Klein ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

51 (7.2%)

Klein ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

168 (23.6%)

Klein ISD: 42.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Klein ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

399 (56%)

Klein ISD: 30.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

30 (4.2%)

Klein ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

8.8%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

7.2%

Hispanic

23.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

56.0%

Two or more races

4.2%

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

23.7 %

Klein ISD: 44.9%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

22.5 %

Klein ISD: 45.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

6.6 %

Klein ISD: 17%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

23.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

22.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.6%

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

6 %

Klein ISD: 17%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Klein ISD: 29.6%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

4.6 %

Klein ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

16.3 %

Klein ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

6.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

4.6%

Special education

16.3%

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 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

A

Klein ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Klein ISD: B

School progress

B

Klein ISD: B

Closing the gaps

A

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

47

African American

1.1 (2.3%)

Klein ISD: 11.9%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Klein ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (4.3%)

Klein ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (4.3%)

Klein ISD: 13.6%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Klein ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

41.9 (89.1%)

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 (2.1%)

Klein ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

43.5 (92.6%)

Klein ISD: 72%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

2.5 (5.2%)

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

15.1

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

12.1 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

$60,688

Klein ISD: $60,814

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$55,950

Klein ISD: $56,367

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$56,778

Klein ISD: $56,500

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$58,886

Klein ISD: $58,932

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$61,660

Klein ISD: $62,449

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$67,191

Klein ISD: $68,094

Statewide: $65,449

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