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Benjamin Banneker Academy

71 77 Clinton Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205

More about Benjamin Banneker Academy

Population 895 students
School Type High
Grades 9th-12th
2013 Progress
Report
B
Avg. Attendance Rate 91%
Advanced Placement Courses
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Statistics
  • United States History
  • World History
Language Classes
  • French
  • Spanish
Program Highlights
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Humanities
  • Media Communication
  • NYU BEST Program
Artistic Extracurriculars
  • African Dance Team
  • Step Team
  • Latino Dance Group
  • Benjamin Banneker Musical Chorus Group
  • Young Poets Society
  • Zawadi Art Ensemble
  • Nurange Dance Company
  • Video Production (AV Squad)
  • After-school Tutoring
  • Peer Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • Extended Day Program
  • Saturday Enrichment Program
  • Student Government
  • Young Men’s Group
  • Banneker Sisters United
  • Africa Tours
  • The After-school Corporation (TASC)
  • Sisters Inspiring Sisters to Success Mentoring Program (SISTS)
  • Manhood Training Program
  • Benjamin Banneker Book Club
  • National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
  • LIU Charles Evans Innis Scholars Program and Work Hard/Play Hard
  • Katrina Relief and Recovery Project
Clubs
  • Savvy Mentoring
  • African Drumming
  • Chess
  • 90's
  • Math
  • Crocheting and Knitting
Academic Extracurriculars
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Inc. (NSBE) Junior
  • Doctors of Tomorrow
  • Debate Team
  • Literary Guild
  • Vocational and Technical Education Act (VATEA) Engineering Program
  • Architecture
  • Construction and Engineering (ACE) Program
  • Peer Tutoring Program
  • Warrior Scholars
Other Partnerships
  • Steiner Studios
Community Organization Partners
  • Metro Center at New York University
  • Irondale Arts Ensemble
Corporate Partners
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • O’Melveny and Myers LLP
  • Verizon
  • Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment
Cultural & Arts Partners)
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music
Hospital Partnerships
  • Downstate Medical Center
Higher Education Partnerships
  • New York University (NYU)
  • Long Island University (LIU)
  • Medgar Evers College
  • Polytechnic University
Sports
  • Track Team
  • Equestrian Team
  • Martial Arts
  • Flag Football
  • Intramural Basketball
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  • Performance7 Above Average
  • Satisfaction 4 Average
  • Diversity 2 Below Average
7/9 Key indicators of this school's performance, including test scores and graduation rates. View All Data »
Performance Statistics
SAT Scores 1441 / 2400
Above Average
Regents English
95%
Above Average
Regents Mathematics
63%
Average
Regents Science
76%
Above Average
Regents History
89%
Above Average
Regents Rate
88%
Above Average
10-Credit Rate
91%
Average
Weighted Diploma Rate 216.1 / 350
Average
Regents Completion 89.0 / 100
Above Average
College Enrollment Rate 76.2 / 100
Above Average