About This School
Benjamin Banneker Academy made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of New York in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Benjamin Banneker Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Benjamin Banneker Academy had 23 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New York average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Benjamin Banneker Academy's students and teachers. more
High Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|PS 753 School for Career Development 0.1 miles||n/a|
|Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School 0.2 miles||n/a|
|Acorn Community High School 0.5 miles|
|Brooklyn Technical High School 0.6 miles|
|P.S. 77 School 0.6 miles||n/a|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 833
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Benjamin Banneker Academy had 59% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. New York had 48% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
In 2011, Benjamin Banneker Academy had 23 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New York average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in New York City Geographic District #13
About the NYSRE
What is it?
The New York State Regents Examinations are a series of subject specific tests that measure a student's level of proficiency in each of the subject areas tested.
Which Grades and Subjects?
High school students must pass at least five tests in the following subjects: English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and foreign language.
How is it Scored?
Every New York high school student must pass (score a 65 or above) at least five Regents examinations to receive a high school diploma. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.