Benjamin Banneker Academic High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#496
College Readiness Index
47.2
Math Proficiency
3.2
Reading Proficiency
3.2
Student/Teacher Ratio
14:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 413 Students
  • 28 Teachers

Benjamin Banneker Academic High School
800 EUCLID ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 673-7322

District: District of Columbia Public Schools

Overview

Benjamin Banneker Academic High School is ranked 2nd within District of Columbia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School is 84 percent. The student body makeup is 28 percent male and 72 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 100 percent. Benjamin Banneker Academic High School is 1 of 17 high schools in the District of Columbia Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#496
State Rank
#2
Magnet Rank
#90

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 413
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 100%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 61%
Full-Time Teachers 28

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 87%
Proficient in Math 97%
College Readiness Index 47.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 17
Total Students 10,961
Proficient in Reading (district average) 43%
Proficient in Math (district average) 40%
College Readiness (district average) 21.8

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Benjamin Banneker Academic High School is 1 of 17 schools in the District of Columbia Public Schools.

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