Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center

  • Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center serves 1,225 students in grades 9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 83%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 80%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center's student population of 1,225 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9
Total Students1,225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,753 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)≥95%
83%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)≤5%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
26%
12%
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Black
35%
12%
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White
34%
69%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.700.29
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Graduation Rate≤20%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameM S D Wayne Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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