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Benjamin Carson High School for Science & Medicine
  • Public, Magnet
  • DETROIT, MI

Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade C
  4. College Prep
    grade C minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade C minus
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Benjamin Carson High School for Science & Medicine is a public, magnet school located in DETROIT, MI. It has 344 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 8% of students are at least proficient in math and 22% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
22%
Percent Proficient - Math
8%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
950
88 responses
Average ACT
19
17 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$14,824
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$632
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$366,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 27 responses
  • Lunch and Learn with doctors
    22%
  • Health Fair
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    15%
  • End of the year picnic
    11%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Pep rallies
    11%
  • Homecoming
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
344
Free or Reduced Lunch
88%
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.5%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
57%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 14 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 14 responses
21%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 14 responses

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