Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School
Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School serves 189 students in grades 6-8.
Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:
Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School's student population of 189 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1902 out of 2221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education
I strongly disliked it here. Got bullied here, and the lunch is terrible. Students were forced to wear their uniforms, and if they didn't get pulled out. It was bad enough with the bullying I experienced by a bunch of students. I was an honor roll student up until this school, thank god I left.
I am so thankful for BB Prep coming along when they did! They helped my son mature to a responsible young man. He just recently received an award for the highest grade in Math!
Great education and high expectations=productive adults in training!
The teachers here can't acknowledge when they are incorrect. Quality of education isn't any better than that of which the other schools in the area offer. Don't send your children here unless you want them to come home everyday unhappy.
I love this school. It gives my child every thing he needs.
The school is not good. A student gets 3 days suspension for talking back to a teacher. They don't care as long they get a paycheck.
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