Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center

  • Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center serves 187 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 59%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 58%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center's student population of 187 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students187 students
This chart display total students of Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

School Comparison

  • Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,032 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
64%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
32%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California 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 Career And Transition Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.490.41
This chart display the diversity score of Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≤20%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Benjamin Banneker Career And Transition Center. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn how various states regulate maximum class sizes.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.