Benjamin Banneker Elementary School

301 Parke St, Gary, IN 46403 | (219) 977-2116
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 609
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Givens Sarah
  • Fax: (219) 977-4261
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 609
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 273 (44.8%)
  • Females: 328 (53.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 24 (3.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 306 (50.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 330 (54.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Benjamin Banneker Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black59497.5%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic20.3%
White40.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Benjamin Banneker Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten467.6%
1st Grade609.9%
2nd Grade7312.0%
3rd Grade7011.5%
4th Grade7011.5%
5th Grade8814.4%
6th Grade7111.7%
7th Grade7211.8%
8th Grade599.7%
Source: IN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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