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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.

We are making this task easier for you by comparing two excellent elementary schools: Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School and Herman Lawson Early Childhood School. We compiled relevant data for you to be able to make an informed decision. Both schools are under the jurisdiction of the Mckinney ISD.

Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School has a regular student population of 559 with a 15.2 students/teacher ratio while Herman Lawson Early Childhood School has 473 students and a student-teacher ratio of 16 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, Herman Lawson Early Childhood School also performed better to earn a State accountability rating of A. The school posted only 94 overall in post-secondary readiness.
A
Excellent
  5/5
91
Student Achievement
85
Student Progress
94
Closing Performance Gaps
92
Overall
A
Excellent
  5/5
Student Achievement
Student Progress
Closing Performance Gaps
94
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. Herman Lawson Early Childhood 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
STAAR 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 Herman Lawson Early Childhood School, Hispanics are the biggest group, comprising 61.52% of student population, followed by African Americans (18.60%), Whites or Caucasians (13.74%), Two or More Races (3.17%) and Asians (2.75%). There is no Native Americans student in the school.

Based on household incomes, the Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School’s economically disadvantaged students are significantly lower at 12.16% compared to 94.50% at Herman Lawson Early Childhood 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. Herman Lawson Early Childhood School has slightly more ELLs at 230 or about 48.63% of student population.

Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary School 10.38% are in the special education program, 9.30% are in the gifted and talented program, and bilingual students comprise 3.94% students. Herman Lawson Early Childhood School has no gifted and talented student, while 28.33% are in the special education program, and bilingual students comprise 48.63% students..
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 473
African American 18.60% (88 students)
Hispanic 61.52% (291 students)
White 13.74% (65 students)
Asian 2.75% (13 students)
Native American 0.00% (0 student)
Two or More Races 3.17% (15 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 94.50% (447 students)
Limited English Proficiency 48.63% (230 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 48.63% (230 students)
Gifted & Talented 0.00% (0 student)
Special Education 28.33% (134 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 3.38% (16 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 30 teachers at Herman Lawson Early Childhood School have been serving the school for an average of 7.5 years with individual teaching experience averaging 9.9 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. Herman Lawson Early Childhood School has two teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 10 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, eight teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while eight 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 Herman Lawson Early Childhood School there are 28 female teachers and two male teachers. Of its teaching staff, there are 13 special education teachers and 31 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs three staff members working for the school administration and 19 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 6.76% (2 teachers)
10 - 20 years 33.78% (10 teachers)
6 - 10 years 25.34% (8 teachers)
1- 5 years 27.36% (8 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 6.76% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 9.9 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.5 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 94.26% (28 teachers)
Male Teachers 5.74% (2 teachers)
School Admin 3
School Support 19
Edu Aids 31
Special Education 13

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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 Herman Lawson Early Childhood School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Slaughter Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
0.14 miles
Burks Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
0.97 miles
Jose de Jesus and Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
1.49 miles
Caldwell Elementary School
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  Below Average 
  Below Average 
1.5 miles
Albert & Iola Lee Davis Malvern Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
1.9 miles
Valley Creek Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.03 miles
Finch Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
2.04 miles
Roy Lee Walker Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.29 miles
Webb Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
2.29 miles
Gary and Bobbye Jack Minshew Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.52 miles
Arthur H McNeil Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
2.93 miles
Naomi Press Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.02 miles
Glen Oaks Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.04 miles
Lizzie Nell Cundiff McClure Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.14 miles
Reuben Johnson Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
3.24 miles
Jesse McGowen Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
3.36 miles
Earl & Lottie Wolford Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.71 miles
J B Wilmeth Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.12 miles
Dean and Mildred Bennett Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.61 miles
C T Eddins Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.85 miles

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