Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center

  • Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center serves 493 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center's student population of 493 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center is 0.06, which is less 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#715 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
97%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.060.29
This chart display the diversity score of Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGary Community Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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