Benjamin Banneker Middle School

  • Benjamin Banneker Middle School serves 883 students in grades 6-9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Benjamin Banneker Middle School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 883 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-9
Total Students883 students
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Benjamin Banneker Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBenjamin Banneker Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
11%
6%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
16%
15%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
62%
34%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
6%
40%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBenjamin Banneker Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.580.70
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
39%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%
Benjamin Banneker Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Montgomery County School District's student population of 153,776 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,081 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,337 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
206
28
Number of Students Managed153,77617,887
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,690 MM$243 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,579 MM$239 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$18,081$14,280
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$17,337$14,036
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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