Benton Harbor Middle & High School



Benton Harbor Middle & High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benton Harbor Middle & High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 178
9 235
10 177
11 151
12 134

Benton Harbor Middle & High School is a public high school of the Benton Harbor Area School District located in Benton Harbor, MI. It has 875 students in grades 8th through 12th. Benton Harbor Middle & High School is the 207th largest public high school in Michigan and the 6,697th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 875
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.65

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Benton Harbor Middle & High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 451
(52%)
451
(52%)
 Female 424
(48%)
424
(48%)

Benton Harbor Middle & High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 841
(96%)
841
(96%)
 Hispanic 17
(2%)
17
(2%)
 White 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benton Harbor Middle & High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 768
(88%)
768
(88%)
 Not Eligible 84
(10%)
84
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(3%)
23
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benton Harbor Middle & High School is ranked 37th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benton Harbor Middle & High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Middle & 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

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

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

Compare Benton Harbor Middle & High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 90.4%
 

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Public 08 - 12 875 17.3:1  
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