Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public school serving 344 students in Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public School in Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public school in Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School District is Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 06
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
1 School
1,845 Schools
# Students
344 Students
911,465 Students
# Teachers
11 Teachers
74,040 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
31:1

District Rank

Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 398 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#58 out of 404 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Benjamin Banneker Charter Public   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benjamin Banneker Charter Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benjamin Banneker Charter Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.38
0.62
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,040 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
6 Students
66,043 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
40 Students
203,337 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
22%
# Black Students
268 Students
85,126 Students
% Black Students
78%
10%
# White Students
9 Students
516,267 Students
% White Students
3%
57%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
795 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
17 Students
37,379 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
19
21,176
# Students in K Grade:
52
57,531
# Students in 1st Grade:
46
63,797
# Students in 2nd Grade:
47
65,329
# Students in 3rd Grade:
50
65,809
# Students in 4th Grade:
48
67,009
# Students in 5th Grade:
42
67,520
# Students in 6th Grade:
40
69,383
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
71,643
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
72,334
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
73,353
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
72,925
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
71,581
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
70,499
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,576

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,026 is higher than the state median of $22,177. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,593 is higher than the state median of $20,474. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$9 MM
$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Benjamin Banneker Charter Public   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$8 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total spending of Benjamin Banneker Charter Public   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$27,026
$22,177
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Benjamin Banneker Charter Public   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,593
$20,474
This chart display average spending per public school student in Benjamin Banneker Charter Public   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21 Notre Dame Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 497-7771
Grades: PK-6
| 344 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School District
  • 21 Notre Dame Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02140
  • (617) 497-7771
  • banneker.org
  • Grades: PK - 06
  • Students: 344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 31:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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