Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Zapata County ISD: B

Total students

78

Avg. teacher experience

14.1 years

Zapata County ISD: 14.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Zapata County ISD: 93.2%

Statewide: 90%

Benavides Elementary School is an elementary school in Zapata, TX, in the Zapata County ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 78 students. 62.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 33.3% 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 $54,775, which is $2,316 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 14.1 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 158
Zapata, TX 78076

Office phone number

(956) 765-5611

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

78

African American

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

78 (100%)

Zapata County ISD: 99.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

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

62.8 %

Zapata County ISD: 62%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

91 %

Zapata County ISD: 85.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

34.6 %

Zapata County ISD: 30%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

62.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

91.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

34.6%

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

33.3 %

Zapata County ISD: 29.3%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Zapata County ISD: 33%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.4 %

Zapata County ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.7 %

Zapata County ISD: 12.1%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

33.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.4%

Special education

7.7%

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

Zapata County ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Zapata County ISD: B

School progress

B

Zapata County ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Zapata County 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 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

6.4

African American

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6.4 (100%)

Zapata County ISD: 95.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0.4%

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%)

Zapata County ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

5.4 (84.3%)

Zapata County ISD: 80%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

1 (15.7%)

Zapata County ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Zapata County ISD: 0%

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

12.3

Zapata County ISD: 15.8

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

14.1 years

Zapata County ISD: 14.2 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

$54,775

Zapata County ISD: $54,039

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

N/A

Zapata County ISD: $41,397

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$48,044

Zapata County ISD: $47,659

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$49,384

Zapata County ISD: $50,112

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$55,391

Zapata County ISD: $54,366

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$60,135

Zapata County ISD: $62,124

Statewide: $65,449

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