Benton Harbor High School



Benton Harbor High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Harbor 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
9 191
10 213
11 107
12 93

Benton Harbor High School is a public high school of the Benton Harbor Area School District located in Benton Harbor, MI. It has 604 students in grades 8th through 12th. Benton Harbor High School is the 315th largest public high school in Michigan and the 9,361st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 604
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,361st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 315th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 494th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 305th out of 1,154

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Benton Harbor High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 308
(51%)
770
(47%)
 Male 296
(49%)
872
(53%)

Benton Harbor High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 561
(93%)
1,493
(91%)
 Hispanic 21
(3%)
79
(5%)
 White 11
(2%)
38
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
26
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Benton Harbor High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 465
(77%)
1,355
(83%)
 Not Eligible 128
(21%)
272
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
15
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benton Harbor High School is ranked 107th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Harbor High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Benton Harbor High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 745
2006 714
2007 775
2008 746
2009 871
2010 862
2011 770
2012 875
2013 663
2014 580
2015 604

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 15.2
2007 14.9
2008 14.9
2009 17.1
2010 16.7
2011 18.3
2012 17.3
2013 14.8
2014 16.7
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90604026845638
2006 0.78011204481793
2007 0.87612903225806
2008 0.89678284182306
2009 0.89781859931114
2010 0.90835266821346
2011 0.91168831168831
2012 0.904
2013 0.87933634992459
2014 0.75862068965517
2015 0.78807947019868

Compare Benton Harbor High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 78.8%
 

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