Benton Harbor High School

  • Benton Harbor High School serves 613 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Benton Harbor High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Benton Harbor High School's student population of 613 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students613 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benton Harbor High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benton Harbor High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#3019 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
95%
18%
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White
1%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benton Harbor High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.100.53
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Graduation Rate75-79%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benton Harbor High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenton Harbor Area s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Benton Harbor The Bridge Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 129 students
    0.4 miles
    499 W. Main Street
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)927-1064
    0.4 9-12 129
  • Benton Harbor Benton Harbor Charter School Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 434 students
    0.7 miles
    455 Riverview Dr
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)925-3807
    0.7 K-8 434
  • Benton Harbor Fair Plain Northwest Learning Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.7 miles
    1452 Learning Ln
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-1700
    0.7 9-12 n/a
  • Benton Harbor Dream Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 179 students
    0.8 miles
    1995 Union Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-1900
    0.8 9-12 179
  • Benton Harbor Mlk Steam Magnet Academy Magnet School
    Grades: 5-6 | 333 students
    0.9 miles
    750 East Britain Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-2400
    0.9 5-6 333

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