Banks-bergagna Education Center (Closed 2013)
Banks-bergagna Education Center served 16 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 69% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
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