Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine



Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 110
10 95
11 113
12 85

Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine is a public high school of the Detroit City School District located in Detroit, MI. It has 403 students in grades 8th through 12th. Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine is the 466th largest public high school in Michigan and the 12,551st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 403
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,551st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 466th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 441st out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 471st out of 1,154

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Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 251
(62%)
18,558
(50%)
 Male 152
(38%)
18,515
(50%)

Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 365
(91%)
31,139
(84%)
 Asian 18
(4%)
686
(2%)
 White 18
(4%)
697
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
4,369
(12%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
85
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
64
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
33
(0%)

Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(61%)
25,984
(70%)
 Not Eligible 155
(38%)
10,729
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
360
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine is ranked 310th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.5%) is 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.

Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 121
2012 219
2013 355
2014 457
2015 403

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 17.3
2012 15.6
2013 17.8
2014 19.9
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.86776859504132
2012 0.86301369863014
2013 0.85915492957746
2014 0.64770240700219
2015 0.61538461538462

Compare Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicine to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 61.5%
 

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