Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School



Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 114
2 96
3 100
4 109
5 105
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Milford, DE in the Milford School District. It enrolls 524 students in grades 1st through 12th. Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School is the 55th largest public school in Delaware and the 19,319th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 524
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,319th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 55th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 116th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 85th out of 122

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Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 263
(50%)
1,273
(50%)
 Female 261
(50%)
1,285
(50%)

Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 264
(50%)
1,326
(52%)
 Black 115
(22%)
651
(25%)
 Hispanic 97
(19%)
460
(18%)
 Two or More 44
(8%)
93
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(62%)
1,597
(62%)
 Not Eligible 183
(35%)
882
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
79
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School is ranked 34th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 626
2006 637
2007 632
2008 617
2009 612
2010 636
2011 514
2012 524

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.9
2007 14.7
2008 14.3
2009 14.6
2010 15.9
2011 16.1
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4297124600639
2006 0.4160125588697
2007 0.41930379746835
2008 0.50243111831442
2009 0.54411764705882
2010 0.55974842767296
2011 0.65369649805447
2012 0.65076335877863

Compare Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 65.1%
 

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Public 01 - 05 524 17.5:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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