Benton Harbor High School

870 Colfax Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Benton Harbor High School serves 625 students in grades 9-12.
Benton Harbor High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Benton Harbor High School's student population of 625 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students625 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Benton Harbor High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Benton Harbor High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2668 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
94%
18%
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White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.52
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenton Harbor Area Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benton Harbor High School is The Bridge Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Benton Harbor Charter School Academy (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Benton Harbor The Bridge Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 91 students
    0.4 miles
    499 W Main Street
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 927-1064
    0.4 10-12 91
  • Benton Harbor Benton Harbor Charter School Academy Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 482 students
    0.7 miles
    455 Riverview Dr
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 925-3807
    0.7 PK-8 482
  • Benton Harbor Dream Academy Alternative School Of Choice Magnet School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 162 students
    0.8 miles
    1995 Union Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 605-1900
    0.8 9-12 162
  • Benton Harbor Mildred C Wells Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-7 | 196 students
    1.2 miles
    281 South Fair Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 926-2885
    1.2 K-7 196
  • Benton Harbor Steam Academy At Mlk Math: 6% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 410 students
    1.3 miles
    750 E Britain Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 605-2400
    1.3 3-5 410

School Reviews

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my name is terry junior scott and I when there before and I want information on if I graduated from there and how much will the year book cost with me in it cost me to buy of the year of how long I went there for of that year book to buy please contact me back with the price thank you and hope to hear from you soon thank you
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