Benjamin Banneker Academy



Benjamin Banneker Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Banneker Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 236
10 231
11 206
12 224

Benjamin Banneker Academy is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #13 School District located in Brooklyn, NY. It has 897 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benjamin Banneker Academy is the 319th largest public high school in New York and the 6,547th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.4 to 1.

Total Students: 897
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.01

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Benjamin Banneker Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 485
(54%)
6,012
(48%)
 Male 412
(46%)
6,628
(52%)

Benjamin Banneker Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 772
(86%)
5,958
(47%)
 Hispanic 82
(9%)
1,604
(13%)
 Asian 24
(3%)
3,583
(28%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
47
(0%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
63
(0%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
161
(1%)
 White 4
(0%)
1,224
(10%)

Benjamin Banneker Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 469
(52%)
5,338
(42%)
 Not Eligible 342
(38%)
6,728
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(10%)
574
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benjamin Banneker Academy is ranked 128th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Banneker Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.9%) is higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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.

Benjamin Banneker Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 939
2006 997
2007 924
2008 866
2009 830
2010 833
2011 893
2012 897

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.8
2006 24
2007 20.3
2008 20.9
2009 21.1
2010 23.4
2011 30.8
2012 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56017039403621
2006 0.63390170511535
2007 0.69372294372294
2008 0.6431870669746
2009
2010 0.5906362545018
2011 0.55207166853303
2012 0.61872909698997

Compare Benjamin Banneker Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 61.9%
 

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