Benjamin Banneker Middle School

Benjamin Banneker Middle School serves 769 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Benjamin Banneker Middle School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

Overview

The student population of 769 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 769 students
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Benjamin Banneker Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
10%
6%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
15%
12%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
61%
36%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
8%
42%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Benjamin Banneker Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.39
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
36%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
6%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 150,433 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,007 is higher than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,170 is higher than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
207
29
Number of Students Managed 150,433 15,634
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,508 MM $244 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,252 MM $238 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,007 $14,580
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,170 $14,228
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Paint Branch High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Briggs Chaney Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairland Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BurtonsvillePaint Branch High School
    14121 Old Columbia Pk
    BurtonsvilleMD 20866
    (301)388-9900
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1922 students                      
  • Silver SpringFairland Elementary School
    14315 Fairdale Rd
    Silver SpringMD 20905
    (301)989-5658
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 602 students                      
  • BurtonsvilleBurtonsville Elementary School
    15516 Old Columbia Pk
    BurtonsvilleMD 20866
    (301)989-5654
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 682 students                      
  • Silver SpringGreencastle Elementary School
    13611 Robey Rd
    Silver SpringMD 20904
    (301)595-2940
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 718 students                      
  • Silver SpringBriggs Chaney Middle School
    1901 Rainbow Dr
    Silver SpringMD 20905
    (301)989-6000
    1.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 875 students                      

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