Campus Leadership

    Assistant Principal/
    Campus Behavior Coordinator
    Assistant Principal/
    Campus Behavior Coordinator
    Guidance Counselor 
    Bens Branch Elementary School

    24160 Briar Berry Lane 
    Porter, TX 77365

    Phone: (281) 577-8700

     FAX: (281) 354-4296


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Start Times

      Elementary Schools 
      7:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. 
      Tardy bell at 7:30 a.m. 
       Bus and Car rider dismissal at 2:45 pm
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Principal's Message

Mrs. Catherine Olano  
Bens Branch Elementary Welcomes you!
Welcome Bulldogs to BBE!
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself.  I am Catherine Olano and I am the new principal of this wonderful school.  I served as the Assistant Principal for the past 3 years and am so excited to have the opportunity to continue here at Bens Branch in this capacity.
We truly believe that all students can achieve and be successful in a safe and caring environment.  We encourage all parents to be a part of the school and look forward to seeing all of you at Jumpstart and school events throughout the year.

 ¡Bienvenidos Bulldogs a BBE!

 Me gustaría tomar esta oportunidad para presentarme. Yo soy Catherine Olano la nueva directora de esta maravillosa escuela. Fui la Subdirectora por los últimos 3 años y estoy muy contenta de tener la oportunidad de continuar en Bens Branch en esta capacidad.

 Nosotros creemos que todos los estudiantes pueden ser exitosos en un ambiente donde se sientan cuidados y seguros. Animamos a todos los padres que sean parte de la escuela y esperamos verlos en Jumpstart y en los eventos escolares atreves del año.


Mrs. Catherine Olano 

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NCISD Campus Crime Stoppers
  • Statement Regarding Open Carry of Handguns by License Holders
    On January 1, 2016, legislation enacted by the 84th Texas Legislature permitting the open carry of properly holstered handguns by licensed individuals becomes effective. This legislation does not affect the possession of prohibited weapons, including, but not limited to, handguns by license holders, as set forth in federal and state law regarding school district property. In addition to the general prohibition of firearms on school district property by the Federal Gun-Free Schools Act, state law prohibits the possession of prohibited weapons “on the physical premises of a school or educational institution, any grounds or building in which an activity sponsored by a school or educational institution is being conducted, or a passenger transportation vehicle of a school or educational institution.” Tex. Penal Code § 46.03(a)(1). Even individuals licensed to carry a handgun are subject to this prohibition. Additionally, license holders could be subject to separate criminal offenses for criminal trespass when proper notification is posted, and/or for carrying a handgun, concealed or openly carried in a holster, on a premises where a high school sporting event or interscholastic event is taking place. Tex. Penal Code §§ 30.06, 30.07, 46.035(f). Thank you for your anticipated compliance. The District will continue to enforce these prohibitions in order to promote the safety and security of all NCISD students and staff.
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    New Caney Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including vocational programs. For more information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact District Title IX Coordinator Scott Castleberry, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, Dr. Delinda Neal, at 21580 Loop 494, New Caney, Texas 77357 281-577-8600.

    La directiva del Distrito Escolar Independiente de New Caney prohíbe la discriminación en base a raza, color, origen nacional, género, edad, o incapacidad en sus programas generales y vocacionales, servicios y actividades, o sus prácticas de empleo. La falta de habilidad en el idioma Ingles no será una barrera para matriculación y participación en todos los programas educacionales y vocacionales. Para más información sobre sus derechos o procesos de quejas, llame al Coordinador del Título IX, Scott Castleberry, y/o a la Coordinadora de la Sección 504 Dr. Delinda Neal, 21580 Loop 494, New Caney, Texas 77357, 281-577-8600.
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