Benjamin Banneker Academy Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,123
College Readiness Index
32.6
Math Proficiency
3.1
English Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
31:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 893 Students
  • 29 Teachers

Benjamin Banneker Academy
71 77 CLINTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11238

Phone: (718) 797-3702

District: New York City Public Schools

Overview

Benjamin Banneker Academy is ranked 90th within New York. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Benjamin Banneker Academy is 51 percent. The student body makeup is 46 percent male and 54 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 100 percent. Benjamin Banneker Academy is 1 of 405 high schools in the New York City Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1123
State Rank
#90
Magnet Rank
#177

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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 893
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 100%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 55%
Full-Time Teachers 29

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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 English 99%
Proficient in Math 98%
College Readiness Index 32.6

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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 405
Total Students 304,334
Proficient in English (district average) 87%
Proficient in Math (district average) 83%
College Readiness (district average) 21.9

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