Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine

  • Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine serves 400 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine's student population of 400 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students400 students
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine by grade.

School Comparison

  • Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Asian
6%
3%
Black
90%
18%
White
4%
66%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.190.28
Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
40%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public s Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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