Benjamin Banneker Elementary School (Closed 2006)

Benjamin Banneker Elementary School served 278 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2005-2006 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
98%
43%
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White
1%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2005-2006 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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