San Benito High School

450 South Williams Rd, San Benito, TX 78586 | (956) 361-6500
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,907
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 450 S Williams Rd, San Benito, TX 78586
  • Principal or Admin: Delia Weaver
  • Fax: (956) 361-6115
  • Website: www.sanbenito.k12.tx.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,907
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 143.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 986 (51.7%)
  • Females: 921 (48.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 11 (0.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 11 (0.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
San Benito High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black70.4%
Asian10.05%
Hispanic1,86898.0%
White311.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For San Benito High School
  Number Percent
10th Grade72938.2%
11th Grade61432.2%
12th Grade56429.6%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
50.0%
District:
50.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
47.0%
District:
39.0%
State:
60.0%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
13.6
District:
13.2
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
27.6%
District:
28.3%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
14.8%
District:
19.3%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
15.0%
District:
20.2%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
33.0%
District:
26.3%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$75,131
District:
$67,436
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$47,006
District:
$46,103
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$36,462
District:
$37,298
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$40,755
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$41,874
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,094
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$57,577
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that San Benito High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
63.7%
District:
63.6%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
6.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
836.0
District:
836.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
17.7
District:
17.7
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201086.0%86.0%90.0%
200978.0%78.0%88.0%
200882.0%82.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201068.0%67.0%74.0%
200948.0%48.0%65.0%
200850.0%50.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201066.0%65.0%74.0%
200944.0%44.0%66.0%
200849.0%49.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201088.0%88.0%93.0%
200979.0%79.0%90.0%
200882.0%82.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201089.0%89.0%93.0%
200985.0%85.0%92.0%
200886.0%86.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201087.0%86.0%89.0%
200970.0%70.0%81.0%
200870.0%70.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201089.0%89.0%91.0%
200970.0%70.0%85.0%
200869.0%69.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201097.0%96.0%98.0%
200992.0%92.0%97.0%
200893.0%93.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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