Benavides Independent School District

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Benavides Independent School District
Benavides, Texas
ESC Region 2 [1]

Coordinates27°35′42″N 98°24′49″W / 27.5948979°N 98.4136906°W / 27.5948979; -98.4136906Coordinates: 27°35′42″N 98°24′49″W / 27.5948979°N 98.4136906°W / 27.5948979; -98.4136906
District information
TypeIndependent school district
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentDaniel Ceballos [1]
Schools2 (2009-10) [2]
District ID4899130[2]
Students and staff
Students391 (2010-11) [1]
Teachers34.95 (2009-10) [2] (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)
Student-teacher ratio11.67 (2009-10) [2]
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 2A Football Division II [3]
District mascotEagles [4]
Colors          Red, White [4]
Other information
TEA District Accountability Rating for 2011Academically Acceptable[5]
WebsiteBenavides ISD

Benavides Independent School District is a public school district based in Benavides, Texas (USA). The district is situated in the southwestern corner of Duval County. In addition to Benavides, the unincorporated communities of Concepcion and Realitos are also part of the district.

Seventh through twelfth grade students living in the Ramirez Common School District attend Benavides schools.


As of the 2010-2011 school year, the appraised valuation of property in the district was $285,808,000.[1] The maintenance tax rate was $0.104 and the bond tax rate was $0.021 per $100 of appraised valuation.[1]

Academic achievement[edit]

In 2011, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[5]


In the 2011-2012 school year, the district had two open schools.[1]

  • Benavides Secondary School (Grades 7-12)
  • Benavides Elementary School (Grades PK-6)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Texas School Directory 2012" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Benavides ISD". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  3. ^ "UIL Alignments". University Interscholastic League. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Benavides High School Football". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Texas Accountability System District Ratings for 2004 through 2011". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2012.

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