Accountability rating

A

United ISD: A

Total students

968

Avg. teacher experience

14.6 years

United ISD: 13.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

United ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 90%

Col Santos Benavides Elementary School is an elementary school in Laredo, TX, in the United ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 968 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 42.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 48% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,794, which is $3,672 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.uisd.net

Address

10702 Kirby Dr
Laredo, TX 78045

Office phone number

(956) 473-4900

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Col Santos Benavides Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 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

Ethnicity

Total students

968

African American

6 (0.6%)

United ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

United ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

15 (1.5%)

United ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

934 (96.5%)

United ISD: 98.9%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

United ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

10 (1%)

United ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

2 (0.2%)

United ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.6%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

1.5%

Hispanic

96.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.0%

Two or more races

0.2%

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

42.5 %

United ISD: 55.1%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

36.2 %

United ISD: 75.4%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

35.2 %

United ISD: 34.5%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

42.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

36.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

35.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

48 %

United ISD: 39.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

United ISD: 36.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

16.1 %

United ISD: 13.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

5.6 %

United ISD: 9%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

48.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

16.1%

Special education

5.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

United ISD: A

Student achievement

A

United ISD: A

School progress

B

United ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

United ISD: A

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

52.8

African American

0 (0%)

United ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

United ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

United ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

52.8 (100%)

United ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

United ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

United ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

United ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

United ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

42.9 (81.2%)

United ISD: 77.2%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

9.9 (18.8%)

United ISD: 21.5%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

United 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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

18.3

United ISD: 16.7

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

14.6 years

United ISD: 13.6 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

$57,794

United ISD: $57,297

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$49,000

United ISD: $49,927

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$50,900

United ISD: $51,982

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$54,544

United ISD: $54,502

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$57,795

United ISD: $57,788

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$63,801

United ISD: $64,123

Statewide: $62,039

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