Benton Harbor High School

870 Colfax Ave, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 | (269) 605-1200
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Student Enrollment: 873
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 870 Colfax Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Kevin Simmons
  • Fax: (269) 605-1203
  • Website:
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 873
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 436 (49.9%)
  • Females: 435 (49.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 44 (5.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 738 (84.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 782 (89.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Benton Harbor High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Benton Harbor High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade10.1%
9th Grade15317.5%
10th Grade25128.8%
11th Grade22726.0%
12th Grade24127.6%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Benton Harbor High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MEAP and MME state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

Social Studies Test

MME - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

Math Test
Reading Test
Science Test
Social Studies Test
Writing Test
English Language Arts Test
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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