Ben Davis High School



Ben Davis High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Davis High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 1019
11 987
12 1095

Ben Davis High School is a public high school of the M S D Wayne Township School District located in Indianapolis, IN. It has 3,101 students in grades 10th through 12th. Ben Davis High School is the 7th largest public high school in Indiana and the 200th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 3,101
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 200

Support Your School With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $25.99

Search for Former BDHS Students

Ben Davis High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,593
(51%)
3,590
(50%)
 Female 1,508
(49%)
3,549
(50%)

Ben Davis High School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 1,252
(40%)
2,981
(42%)
 Black 1,139
(37%)
2,453
(34%)
 Hispanic 502
(16%)
1,200
(17%)
 Two or More 169
(5%)
423
(6%)
 Asian 30
(1%)
68
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Ben Davis High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,727
(56%)
4,196
(59%)
 Not Eligible 1,077
(35%)
2,215
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 297
(10%)
728
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ben Davis High School is ranked 2nd out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Davis High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ben Davis High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2961
2006 3193
2007 3095
2008 3151
2009 3292
2010 3364
2011 3307
2012 3101

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 N/A
2007 16.6
2008 17.4
2009 17.9
2010 17.7
2011 17.2
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46673421141506
2006 0.5061071093016
2007 0.55411954765751
2008 0.53665503014916
2009 0.60297691373026
2010 0.60017835909631
2011 0.61838524342304
2012 0.65269267978072

Compare Ben Davis High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 65.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ben Davis High School
Indianapolis, IN
Public 10 - 12 3,101 15.5:1  
Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center
Indianapolis, IN
Public 09 - 09 1,217 12.8:1 1 miles
Covenant Christian High School
Indianapolis, IN
Private 09 - 12 310 12:1 1 miles
Chapel Hill 7th & 8th Grade Center
Indianapolis, IN
Public 07 - 08 1,178 13.9:1 1 miles
Achieve Virtual Education Academy
Indianapolis, IN
Public 09 - 12 117 3.7:1 2 miles
Crosspointe Christian Academy
Indianapolis, IN
Private PK - 12 165 11:1 2 miles
Speedway Senior High School
Speedway, IN
Public 09 - 12 488 15.2:1 3 miles
Ben Davis University High School
Indianapolis, IN
Public 10 - 12 368 19.4:1 3 miles
Northwest Community High School
Indianapolis, IN
Public 09 - 12 1,191 13.5:1 3 miles
Northwest Community Jr High School
Indianapolis, IN
Public 07 - 08 641 12.6:1 3 miles
Speedway Junior High School
Speedway, IN
Public 07 - 08 234 12:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

Copyright 2017. High-Schools.com. All Rights Reserved.