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About San Benito CISD

Mission Statement

The mission of the San Benito CISD is to provide a premier education for all students, through a positive and safe learning environment, so that its graduates are college, career, and workforce ready.


Vision Statement

The vision of San Benito CISD is to be the gold standard in all areas of public education.


Core Values Statement

San Benito CISD believes that:

  • All students can and will learn
  • All teachers can teach
  • High expectations for all encourage excellence
  • Resources to support students’ needs must be provided
  • Excellence in teaching and learning is vital
  • All students will be supported to pursue their passion upon graduation
  • Respect for all individuals is essential
  • A community with shared ownership, purpose, and commitment work well together


2016-2017 Enrollment: 10,590
Elementary Total: 5,090
Secondary Total: 5,500

Tax Rate:
$1.3049 tax rate per $100 valuation
Local Maintenance Fund–$1.17 per $100 valuation
Bonded Debt Fund–$0.1349 per $100 valuation

Local & Intermediate Sources–$26,144,624
State Revenue Programs–$86,459,422
Total Revenues–$112,604,046