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Choosing the best possible elementary school is critical to a child’s foundational development. In Texas, public school districts adopt curriculum standards set by the State Board of Education. The current standards, called Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, outline what students should be able to learn and do in each course or grade. The curriculum is structured around the fundamentals of mathematics, science, social studies, language arts, music and reading.

When we compared Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School, which is a part of Mckinney ISD, with Finch Elementary School, which is a part of Mckinney ISD, we noted a big difference in ratings.

Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School has a regular student population of 559 with a 15.2 students/teacher ratio while Finch Elementary School has 358 students and a student-teacher ratio of 10.4 students/teacher ratio.
Performance Indicators
Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A (90-100) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 91 in student achievement, 85 in school progress, and 94 in closing performance gaps. It scored 92 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.

On the other hand, Finch Elementary School garnered a State accountability rating of C. The school posted 67 in student achievement, 72 in school progress, 75 in closing performance gaps and 73 overall in post-secondary readiness.
A
Excellent
  5/5
91
Student Achievement
85
Student Progress
94
Closing Performance Gaps
92
Overall
C
Average
  3/5
67
Student Achievement
72
Student Progress
75
Closing Performance Gaps
73
Overall
Distinction Designations
A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.

Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School’s one out of seven distinction is in Science. Finch Elementary School did not earn any distinction.
1/7
Based on 2019
91STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
0/7
Based on 2019
67STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Whites or Caucasians comprise the biggest group at Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School. They make up for 62.97% of student population, followed by Hispanics (15.03%), African Americans (11.27%), Asians (7.16%), Two or More Races (2.50%) and Native Americans (0.72%).

At Finch Elementary School, Hispanics make up 75.14% of student population, followed by African Americans (12.85%), Whites or Caucasians (7.54%), Two or More Races (3.07%), Native Americans (0.56%) and Asians (0.56%)

Based on household incomes, the Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School’s economically disadvantaged students are significantly lower at 12.16% compared to 83.24% at Finch Elementary School.

In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School has 22 English Language Learners or ELLS or about 3.94% of student population. Finch Elementary School has slightly more ELLs at 195 or about 54.47% of student population.

Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School’s bilingual students comprise 3.94%, gifted and talented students, 9.30%, while 10.38% are in the special education program. Finch Elementary School bilingual students comprise 54.75%, gifted and talented students, 0.84%, and 15.92% are in the special education program.
Racial/Ethnic Groups
Total Students 559
African American 11.27% (63 students)
Hispanic 15.03% (84 students)
White 62.97% (352 students)
Asian 7.16% (40 students)
Native American 0.72% (4 students)
Two or More Races 2.50% (14 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 12.16% (68 students)
Limited English Proficiency 3.94% (22 students)
Total Students 358
African American 12.85% (46 students)
Hispanic 75.14% (269 students)
White 7.54% (27 students)
Asian 0.56% (2 students)
Native American 0.56% (2 students)
Two or More Races 3.07% (11 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 83.24% (298 students)
Limited English Proficiency 54.47% (195 students)
Program
Bilingual 3.94% (22 students)
Gifted & Talented 9.30% (52 students)
Special Education 10.38% (58 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 2.72% (15 students)
Bilingual 54.75% (196 students)
Gifted & Talented 0.84% (3 students)
Special Education 15.92% (57 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 2.91% (10 students)
Staff Profile
37 teachers employed at Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School have been teaching in the school for an average of about 7.7 years with individual teaching experience averaging 12.6 years. The 35 teachers at Finch Elementary School have been serving the school for an average of 8.5 years with individual teaching experience averaging 12.5 years.

Of its teaching staff, Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School has five teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 14 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, nine teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while four teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including four beginning teachers. Finch Elementary School has three teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 21 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, five teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while three teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including two beginning teachers.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. At Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School there are 36 female teachers and one male teacher only. Of its teaching staff, five special education teachers are being assisted by six teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has two staff members in the school administration department and seven more working as school support staff.

At Finch Elementary School there are 29 female teachers and five male teachers. Of its teaching staff, there are six special education teachers and 11 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs two staff members working for the school administration and 11 more working as school support staff.
Experience
Over 20 years 14.44% (5 teachers)
10 - 20 years 38.69% (14 teachers)
6 - 10 years 24.52% (9 teachers)
1- 5 years 11.17% (4 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 10.90% (4 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 12.6 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.7 yrs
Over 20 years 8.70% (3 teachers)
10 - 20 years 61.45% (21 teachers)
6 - 10 years 15.36% (5 teachers)
1- 5 years 8.70% (3 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 5.80% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 12.5 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 8.5 yrs
Teacher Type
Female Teachers 97.28% (36 teachers)
Male Teachers 2.72% (1 teacher)
School Admin 2
School Support 7
Edu Aids 6
Special Education 5
Female Teachers 84.64% (29 teachers)
Male Teachers 15.36% (5 teachers)
School Admin 2
School Support 11
Edu Aids 11
Special Education 6

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Compare Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
C T Eddins Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
0.72 miles
Earl & Lottie Wolford Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.4 miles
J B Wilmeth Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.61 miles
Glen Oaks Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.63 miles
Gary and Bobbye Jack Minshew Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.12 miles
Lizzie Nell Cundiff McClure Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.37 miles
Reuben Johnson Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.6 miles
Roy Lee Walker Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.11 miles
Jesse McGowen Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
3.6 miles
Arthur H McNeil Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
4 miles
Valley Creek Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.24 miles
Slaughter Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.47 miles
Herman Lawson Early Childhood School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.61 miles
Jose de Jesus and Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
5.08 miles
Burks Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
5.56 miles
Albert & Iola Lee Davis Malvern Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
5.62 miles
Caldwell Elementary School
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  Below Average 
  Below Average 
6 miles
Finch Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
6.25 miles
Webb Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
6.8 miles
Naomi Press Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
6.94 miles

Compare Finch Elementary School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Caldwell Elementary School
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  Below Average 
  Below Average 
0.77 miles
Albert & Iola Lee Davis Malvern Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
0.83 miles
Webb Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
0.9 miles
Burks Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
1.29 miles
Herman Lawson Early Childhood School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.04 miles
Slaughter Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.11 miles
Valley Creek Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.34 miles
Jose de Jesus and Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
3.11 miles
Arthur H McNeil Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.19 miles
Roy Lee Walker Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.31 miles
Naomi Press Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.74 miles
Jesse McGowen Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
3.81 miles
Reuben Johnson Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.22 miles
Gary and Bobbye Jack Minshew Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.34 miles
Glen Oaks Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.62 miles
Earl & Lottie Wolford Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
5.1 miles
Lizzie Nell Cundiff McClure Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
5.14 miles
J B Wilmeth Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
6.05 miles
Dean and Mildred Bennett Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
6.25 miles
C T Eddins Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
6.63 miles

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