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Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School

186 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School is an predominantly Hispanic rural school in Ben Bolt with 186 students. Students perform well below the state average in passing TAKS scores. About half of students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

Teachers have roughly the same experience as the state average and are paid less than the state average.

The school spends $8,222 per student for academic programs and $16,806 per student for all school functions.

Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School is located in Congressional District 34, State Board of Education District 3 represented by Marisa Perez, Texas House District 43 represented by Jose Manuel Lozano and Texas Senate District 20 represented by Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa.

Demographics

Percent of student body by ethnicity

Percent of student body by academic risk factor


Student enrollment by grade level (percent of students/number of students)

Average number of students per class

Academics



Rate of students who dropped out

Rate of students who completed school

Number of days students were present divided by number of days students were enrolled

Percent of graduating students completing the requirements of a given graduation plan

College Readiness

Percent of graduating students who take advanced courses

Mean ACT score for all students who took the test


Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

Percent of graduating students who meet college-ready criteria on TAKS, SAT or ACT


Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity

Staff

Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career


Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

Percent of staff by role

Spending

Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


Peers

These campuses are identified as peers for Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

Name Enrollment Accountability Rating City
Anton High School 121 Met Standard Anton
Apple Springs High School 106 Met Standard Apple Springs
Benavides Secondary 190 Met Standard Benavides
Bovina High School 152 Met Standard Bovina
Bronte High School 149 Met Standard Bronte
Burkeville High School 100 Met Standard Burkeville
Burton High School 152 Met Standard Burton
Canadian High School 195 Met Standard Canadian
Crowell High School 113 Met Standard Crowell
Eden High School 113 Met Standard Eden
Eldorado High School 176 Met Standard Eldorado
Falls City High School 163 Met Standard Falls City
Gabriel Tafolla Academy C 40 Academically Acceptable
Gorman High School 90 Met Standard Gorman
Hale Center High School 160 Met Standard Hale Center
Happy High School 100 Met Standard Happy
Hart Junior/Senior High School 119 Met Standard Hart
Haskell High School 179 Met Standard Haskell
Lyndon B Johnson High School 202 Met Standard Johnson City
Marfa Junior High School/Senior High School 175 Met Standard Marfa
May High School 104 Met Standard May
Neches High School 87 Met Standard Neches
Petersburg High School 116 Met Standard Petersburg
Premont High School 219 Improvement Required Premont
Reagan County High School 196 Met Standard Big Lake
Sabinal High School 137 Met Standard Sabinal
Smyer High School 164 Met Standard Smyer
Stratford High School 163 Met Standard Stratford
Sudan High School 150 Met Standard Sudan
Sunray High School 168 Met Standard Sunray
Union Hill High School 128 Met Standard Gilmer
Van Horn High School 151 Met Standard Van Horn
Wellington High School 156 Met Standard Wellington
Wells High School 91 Met Standard Wells
West Texas High School 177 Met Standard Stinnett
Woodsboro High School 226 Met Standard Woodsboro
Zephyr High School 90 Met Standard Zephyr