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Betts Elementary School

533 students in grades Pre-K ‐ 5

Rated: Met Standard

Betts Elementary School is an predominantly Hispanic school in Edinburg with 533 students. Many students are economically disadvantaged. Students perform at the state average in passing TAKS scores.

Teachers have much more experience than the state average and are paid more than the state average.

The school spends $5,738 per student for academic programs and $8,190 per student for all school functions.

Betts Elementary School is located in Congressional District 15, State Board of Education District 2 represented by Ruben Cortez Jr., Texas House District 40 represented by Terry Canales and Texas Senate District 27 represented by Eddie Lucio Jr..


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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


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)

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Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Betts Elementary 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
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Deanna Davenport Elementary School 441 Met Standard Canutillo
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