Benjamin Banneker High School



Benjamin Banneker High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Banneker 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
9 155
10 128
11 99
12 72

Benjamin Banneker High School is a public high school of the District of Columbia Public Schools located in Washington, DC. It has 454 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benjamin Banneker High School is the 17th largest public high school in District of Columbia and the 11,523rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 454
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.5

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Benjamin Banneker High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 334
(74%)
6,167
(50%)
 Male 120
(26%)
6,175
(50%)

Benjamin Banneker High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 353
(78%)
8,811
(71%)
 Hispanic 76
(17%)
2,304
(19%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
227
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
167
(1%)
 White 5
(1%)
807
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Benjamin Banneker High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 446
(98%)
10,306
(84%)
 Not Eligible 8
(2%)
1,974
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
62
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benjamin Banneker High School is ranked 13th out of 42 ranked schools in District of Columbia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Banneker High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.2%) is higher than the state average of 79.9%. 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 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
2013 430
2014 449
2015 454

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
2013 16.2
2014 17.3
2015 15.9

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
2013 0.99302325581395
2014 0.99331848552339
2015 0.98237885462555

Compare Benjamin Banneker High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,055.0% 10.5:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 79.9%
 
This School 98.2%
 

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