Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

New Caney ISD: B

Total students

638

Avg. teacher experience

11.4 years

New Caney ISD: 9.7 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

New Caney ISD: 93.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

Bens Branch Elementary School is an elementary school in Porter, TX, in the New Caney ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 638 students. 54.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 44.2% 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.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $67,225, which is $9,584 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.newcaneyisd.org

Address

24160 Briar Berry Ln
Porter, TX 77365

Office phone number

(281) 577-8700

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bens Branch Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 06. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 06.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

638

African American

26 (4.1%)

New Caney ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

New Caney ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

30 (4.7%)

New Caney ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

285 (44.7%)

New Caney ISD: 62%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

New Caney ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

279 (43.7%)

New Caney ISD: 28.8%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

17 (2.7%)

New Caney ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

4.1%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

4.7%

Hispanic

44.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

43.7%

Two or more races

2.7%

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

54.5 %

New Caney ISD: 63.9%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

43.1 %

New Caney ISD: 65.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

24.5 %

New Caney ISD: 31.2%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

54.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

43.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

24.5%

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

44.2 %

New Caney ISD: 35%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

5.6 %

New Caney ISD: 6.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

9.4 %

New Caney ISD: 9.6%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

44.2%

Gifted and talented

5.6%

Special education

9.4%

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

New Caney ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

New Caney ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

C

New Caney ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

New Caney 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.

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

3.8 %

New Caney ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

New Caney ISD: 13%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

0 %

New Caney ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

4.8 %

New Caney ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2.5 %

New Caney ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

New Caney ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

4.8 %

New Caney ISD: 10.5%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

15.4 %

New Caney ISD: 12.4%

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

44.6

African American

0 (0%)

New Caney ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

New Caney ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

New Caney ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

13.8 (30.9%)

New Caney ISD: 24%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

New Caney ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

29.9 (66.9%)

New Caney ISD: 67.7%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1 (2.2%)

New Caney ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

New Caney ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

37.6 (84.3%)

New Caney ISD: 73.7%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

6 (13.5%)

New Caney ISD: 24.1%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (2.2%)

New Caney ISD: 1.3%

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

14.3

New Caney ISD: 15.5

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

11.4 years

New Caney ISD: 9.7 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

$67,225

New Caney ISD: $66,236

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$59,930

New Caney ISD: $57,175

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$63,402

New Caney ISD: $64,729

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$64,772

New Caney ISD: $66,452

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$69,953

New Caney ISD: $68,111

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$70,036

New Caney ISD: $71,261

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$74,238

New Caney ISD: $76,006

Statewide: $69,974

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