Benton Harbor Area School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 9 public schools managed by Benton Harbor Area School District serving 2,565 students in Benton Harbor, Michigan.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is more than the state average of 18:1.

Benton Harbor Area School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Benton Harbor Arts & Communications Academy At Fair Plain
    120 E Napier Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-1400

    Grades: 6-8 | 466 students
  • Benton Harbor Benton Harbor High School
    870 Colfax Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-1200

    Grades: 9-12 | 613 students
  • Benton Harbor Dream Academy
    1995 Union Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-1900

    Grades: 9-12 | 179 students
  • Benton Harbor Fair Plain Northwest Learning Academy Alternative School
    1452 Learning Ln
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-1700

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Benton Harbor Global Dual Language School
    1716 Territorial Road
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)519-0009

    Grades: K-6 | 110 students
  • Benton Harbor International Academy At Hull
    1716 Territorial Rd
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-1500

    Grades: K-2 | 443 students
  • Benton Harbor Mlk Steam Magnet Academy Magnet School
    750 East Britain Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-2400

    Grades: 5-6 | 333 students
  • Benton Harbor Steam Academy At Mlk
    750 E Britain Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-2400

    Grades: 3-5 | 421 students
  • Benton Harbor Stump Early Childhood Center
    1651 Nickerson Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269)605-2700

    Grades: PK | n/a students

Overview

School District NameBenton Harbor Area School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,232 students
# of Teachers97 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:1
# of Male Students1,179 students
% Male Students
53%
# of Female Students1,053 students
% Female Students
47%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.15
# of American Indian Students1 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students1 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students82 students
% Hispanic Students
4%
# of Black Students2,068 students
% Black Students
93%
# of White Students42 students
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Students3 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students35 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:172
# of Students in 1st Grade:175
# of Students in 2nd Grade:161
# of Students in 3rd Grade:164
# of Students in 4th Grade:150
# of Students in 5th Grade:135
# of Students in 6th Grade:157
# of Students in 7th Grade:157
# of Students in 8th Grade:169
# of Students in 9th Grade:196
# of Students in 10th Grade:219
# of Students in 11th Grade:222
# of Students in 12th Grade:155
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Benton Harbor Area School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 855 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Benton Harbor Area School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benton Harbor Area School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
66%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Benton Harbor Area School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,697 is higher than the state average of $12,544. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $16,449 is higher than the state average of $12,533. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
Total Revenue$41 MM$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Benton Harbor Area School District and average revenue for each school distric in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$46 MM$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Benton Harbor Area School District and average spending for each school distric in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,697$12,544
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Benton Harbor Area School District and average revenue per public school student in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$16,449$12,533
This chart display average spending per public school student in Benton Harbor Area School District and average spending per public school student in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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