Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School

11 South Sunset Road
Mount Holly, NJ 08060
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 360 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 360 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School's student population of 360 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1858 out of 2201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
36%
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29%
49%
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15-19%
23%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
13%
32%
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Black
82%
15%
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White
2%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.31
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School's ranking?
Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School is ranked #1858 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School often compared to?
Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Willingboro Memorial Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School?
360 students attend Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School offer ?
Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School part of?
Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School is part of Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School District.

School Reviews

1   3/25/2020
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Anonymous
5   5/11/2018
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!
- Posted by Parent - Happy Parent
5   4/16/2018
Great education and high expectations=productive adults in training!
- Posted by Parent - Maricel Cardona
1   5/13/2017
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Unhappy
5   4/7/2017
I love this school. It gives my child every thing he needs.
- Posted by Parent - Grateful Parent
2   10/26/2016
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.
- Posted by Parent - Lbaro

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 360 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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