PROFICIENCY 14% 67% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
16%Detroit City School District
5%Detroit
41%Michigan

Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Detroit City School District" in Detroit, MI. There are a total of 457 students and 23 teachers at Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 293 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 13.5%, which is 67% lower than the Michigan average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students457
Teachers23
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch293
Reduced lunch3

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment24
Taking some courses11
Taking some courses (not tests)15
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses10

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 Carson School For Science And Medicine, there are a total of 24 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 11 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All<= 5%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All20-24%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20-24%

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 Carson School For Science And Medicine race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMichiganNational
Caucasian 2.8% 2.4% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 95.6% 83.9% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 1.2% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.1% 11.8% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.4% 3.0% 3.1%

Detroit demographics profile

StatisticDetroitMichiganNational
Population683,4439,909,600318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,92710191
Median age34.839.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)32%55%55%
Speak English89%91%79%
Speak Spanish7%3%13%

Education level achieved in Detroit

IndexDetroitMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade73.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school72.3%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Benjamin Carson School For Science And Medicine data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.