Benjamin Banneker Academy



Benjamin Banneker Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Banneker Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 221
10 215
11 248
12 237
UG 1

Benjamin Banneker Academy is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #13 School District located in Brooklyn, NY. It has 922 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benjamin Banneker Academy is the 315th largest public high school in New York and the 6,487th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.7 to 1.

Total Students: 922
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,487th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 315th out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,384th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 604th out of 1,411

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Benjamin Banneker Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 517
(56%)
5,530
(47%)
 Male 405
(44%)
6,143
(53%)

Benjamin Banneker Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 788
(86%)
4,928
(42%)
 Hispanic 82
(9%)
1,472
(13%)
 Asian 34
(4%)
3,636
(31%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
56
(0%)
 White 7
(1%)
1,336
(11%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
245
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benjamin Banneker Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 459
(50%)
6,659
(57%)
 Not Eligible 416
(45%)
3,877
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(5%)
1,137
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benjamin Banneker Academy is ranked 186th out of 1,339 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Banneker Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.3%. 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 Banneker Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 939
2006 997
2007 924
2008 866
2009 830
2010 833
2011 893
2012 897
2013 908
2014 920
2015 922

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.8
2006 24
2007 20.3
2008 20.9
2009 21.1
2010 23.4
2011 30.8
2012 22.4
2013 22.7
2014 21.4
2015 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56017039403621
2006 0.63390170511535
2007 0.69372294372294
2008 0.6431870669746
2009
2010 0.5906362545018
2011 0.55207166853303
2012 0.61872909698997
2013 0.55506607929515
2014 0.50326086956522
2015 0.54880694143167

Compare Benjamin Banneker Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.9%
 

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