PROFICIENCY 72% 12% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
72%Benjamin Banneker Charter Public (District)
66%Cambridge
64%Massachusetts

Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Benjamin Banneker Charter Public (District)" in Cambridge, MA. There are a total of 347 students and 20 teachers at Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 196 free lunch students and 36 reduced lunch students.

Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 72.0%, which is 12% higher than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students347
Teachers19.97
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch196
Reduced lunch36

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All65-69%
380-89%
460-69%
570-79%
650-59%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All75-79%
360-69%
460-69%
580-89%
680-89%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 0.6% 0.6% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 80.4% 80.4% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.2% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 15.2% 15.2% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 1.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 1.5% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
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Peabody80%0.2Cambridge, MA
Vassal Lane Upper School66%0.6Cambridge, MA
John M Tobin80%0.7Cambridge, MA
Graham And Parks62%0.7Cambridge, MA
John F Kennedy63%0.8Somerville, MA
Benjamin G Brown87%1.0Somerville, MA
West Somerville Neighborhood66%1.0Somerville, MA
Maria L. Baldwin67%1.0Cambridge, MA
Hardy80%1.1Arlington, MA
Haggerty67%1.4Cambridge, MA
Thompson77%1.5Arlington, MA

Cambridge demographics profile

StatisticCambridgeMassachusettsNational
Population106,8446,657,291314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)16,72183991
Median age30.539.337.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%53%55%
Speak English68%78%79%
Speak Spanish6%8%13%

Education level achieved in Cambridge

IndexCambridgeMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade93.1%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school92.6%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college84.6%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree76.9%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors74.7%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters45.2%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree19.3%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate12.5%2.4%1.3%
Source: The Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.