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Benton Harbor High School
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  • Public, Magnet
  • BENTON HARBOR, MI

Report Card

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

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Benton Harbor High School is a public, magnet school located in BENTON HARBOR, MI. It has 552 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 28 to 1. According to state test scores, 5% of students are at least proficient in math and 5% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
5%
Percent Proficient - Math
5%
Average Graduation Rate
47%
Average SAT
950
33 responses
Average ACT
20
17 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$21,947
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$661
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$59,000
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 4 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 19 responses
  • Sports
    32%
  • Homecoming
    26%
  • Pep rallys
    16%
  • Writing
    16%
  • Helping Out
    11%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
552
Free or Reduced Lunch
95%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
28:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,356
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.6%
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,748 / year
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
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 14 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 14 responses

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