PROFICIENCY 20% 62% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
18%Kansas City

B. Banneker Academy is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "B. BANNEKER ACADEMY" in Kansas City, MO. There are a total of 349 students and 24 teachers at B. Banneker Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 349 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

B. Banneker Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.5%, which is 62% lower than the Missouri average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch349
Reduced lunch0


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 B. Banneker Academy, 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

4<= 10%
6<= 10%
7<= 20%
8<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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B. Banneker Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 1.0% 1.0% 75.3% 51.1%
African American 93.9% 93.9% 14.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 1.2% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.9% 3.9% 2.6% 3.1%

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Kansas City demographics profile

StatisticKansas CityMissouriNational
Population density (sq mi)1,4988691
Median age35.338.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Speak English89%94%79%
Speak Spanish7%3%13%

Education level achieved in Kansas City

IndexKansas CityMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade86.4%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school85.6%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college62.7%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.2%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.0%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The B. Banneker Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.