Benjamin Banneker Academy High School



Benjamin Banneker Academy High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Banneker Academy 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
9 108
10 105
11 106
12 75

Benjamin Banneker Academy High School is a public high school of the District of Columbia Public Schools located in Washington, DC. It has 394 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benjamin Banneker Academy High School is the 22nd largest public high school in District of Columbia and the 12,518th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 394
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5

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Benjamin Banneker Academy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 295
(75%)
5,850
(50%)
 Male 99
(25%)
5,774
(50%)

Benjamin Banneker Academy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 334
(85%)
8,840
(76%)
 Hispanic 44
(11%)
1,732
(15%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
136
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
210
(2%)
 White 2
(1%)
674
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Benjamin Banneker Academy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 189
(48%)
6,516
(56%)
 Not Eligible 163
(41%)
4,855
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(11%)
253
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benjamin Banneker Academy High School is ranked 27th out of 0 ranked schools in District of Columbia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Banneker Academy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 66.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 411
2006 405
2007 386
2008 404
2009 393
2010 427
2011 413
2012 394

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.1
2006 12.3
2007 6.3
2008 10.9
2009 11.6
2010 14.2
2011 14.5
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37712895377129
2006 0.40246913580247
2007 0.30829015544041
2008 0.4529702970297
2009 0.52162849872774
2010 0.48711943793911
2011 0.61016949152542
2012 0.58629441624365

Compare Benjamin Banneker Academy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,009.5% 10.1:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 58.6%
 
State Average 66.9%
 

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