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Benton Harbor Area Schools


Benton Harbor Area Schools is located in south Michigan. Benton Harbor Area Schools has 57.82 square miles of land area and 0.98 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Benton Harbor Area Schools population is 30,726. Benton Harbor Area Schools median household income is $25,912 in 2010-2014. Benton Harbor Area Schools median house value is $84,100 in 2010-2014. On average, Benton Harbor Area Schools is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (509 out of 510, bottom 0%)
Elementary/Middle School: (514 out of 516, bottom 0%)*
Rank: #552
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:7
Population30,726 (2010-2014), rank #74
Population Growth-5.41% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:522.59/sq mi, rank #137
Median Household Income:$25,912 at 2010-2014—-2.44% increase since 2005-2009, rank #541
Median House Price:$84,100 at 2010-2014—-3.89% increase since 2005-2009, rank #457
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:57.82 sq mi, rank #323
Water Area:0.98 sq mi (1.67%), rank #311
County:Berrien County
City:Benton Harbor, Sodus, Eau Claire, Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Coloma
Zip:49022, 49126, 49111, 49085, 49038
Area:Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
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Benton Harbor Area Schools Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

636 Pipestone St
Benton Harbor MI, 49022, Berrien County
Phone: 269-605-1000

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,6582,7703,1373,1833,7483,6293,855
English Language Learner Students:12082038021
Total Teachers:160.85159.50178.75208.65232.00246.00247.00
Total Other Staff:234.12252.20264.15288.55331.20310.20317.70
Instructional Aides:54.0069.5069.0063.5070.0071.8047.80
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:2.503.008.5013.0014.0013.0019.00
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:25.6520.5014.0015.0019.0021.0019.00
School Administrative Support:13.4717.7524.5026.5033.0032.0033.50
Student Support Services:20.0413.2516.2516.0016.0016.5027.00
Other Support Services:105.45115.20118.40138.55157.70133.90149.40
Student-Teacher Ratio:16.5217.3717.5515.2616.1614.7515.61


Alternative Education At Sorter Grade 6 to Grade 12   1421 Pipestone Rd, Benton Harbor MI 49022
Arts & Communications Academy At Fair PlainGrade 1 to Grade 8   120 East Napier Ave, Benton Harbor MI 49022
Benton Harbor High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   870 Colfax Ave, Benton Harbor MI 49022
International Academy At HullGrade 1 to Grade 8   1716 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor MI 49022
Kindergarten Discovery Center Kindergarten to Kindergarten   1995 Union, Benton Harbor MI 49022
Montessori Academy At Henry C MortonGrade 1 to Grade 8   267 North Hull Ave, Benton Harbor MI 49022
Steam Academy At MlkGrade 1 to Grade 8   750 East Britain Ave, Benton Harbor MI 49022

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2006Math12th Grade% met std9.4%52.4%
2007Math12th Grade% met std8.9%53.5%
2006Reading12th Grade% met std27.5%70.1%
2007Reading12th Grade% met std39.8%68%
2006Science12th Grade% met std9.3%56.8%
2007Science12th Grade% met std14.6%59.8%
2006Writing12th Grade% met std18.3%55.2%
2007Writing12th Grade% met std24.9%55.9%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std70.2%87%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std76%87.9%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std75.9%90.2%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std81.1%91.3%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std81.8%94.8%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std87.7%95.3%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std7.6%36.3%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std11.8%40.9%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std76.4%86.6%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std77.4%87.4%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std81.6%86.4%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std77.7%86.4%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std83.2%89.8%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std76.1%86.8%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std31.7%62.4%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std35%66.5%
2006Writing3rd Grade% met std45.8%51.5%
2007Writing3rd Grade% met std35.6%51.8%
2008Writing3rd Grade% met std30.9%57.4%
2009Writing3rd Grade% met std37.1%61.1%
2006Math4th Grade% met std58.1%81.6%
2007Math4th Grade% met std61.4%84.6%
2008Math4th Grade% met std63.2%85.8%
2009Math4th Grade% met std62.6%87.9%
2010Math4th Grade% met std85.1%92.3%
2011Math4th Grade% met std79.2%91.5%
2012Math4th Grade% met std5.4%39.9%
2013Math4th Grade% met std8.8%44.9%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std70.9%83.2%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std72.6%84.9%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std66%84.5%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std65.1%82.8%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std70%84.1%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std62.7%84.1%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std34.3%67.7%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std31.8%68.1%
2006Writing4th Grade% met std41%54.8%
2007Writing4th Grade% met std27.5%45.2%
2008Writing4th Grade% met std23.1%44.5%
2009Writing4th Grade% met std18.8%44.4%
2011Writing4th Grade% met std22.4%47.2%
2012Writing4th Grade% met std17.9%44.5%
2013Writing4th Grade% met std15%46.7%
2006Math5th Grade% met std50.4%73.4%
2007Math5th Grade% met std59.1%75.9%
2008Math5th Grade% met std51.2%74.2%
2009Math5th Grade% met std52.2%76.8%
2010Math5th Grade% met std54.7%79.5%
2011Math5th Grade% met std63.1%79.9%
2012Math5th Grade% met std10%39.6%
2013Math5th Grade% met std7%45.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std63.2%80%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std73.6%84.1%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std59.6%81.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std57.8%81.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std56.1%85.2%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std67.7%85.1%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std27.1%68.8%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std27.9%70.4%
2006Science5th Grade% met std41.5%76.8%
2007Science5th Grade% met std58.9%82.8%
2008Science5th Grade% met std49.6%81.7%
2009Science5th Grade% met std56%83.1%
2010Science5th Grade% met std48.9%81%
2011Science5th Grade% met std44.6%78.1%
2012Science5th Grade% met std0%15.3%
2013Science5th Grade% met std0%13.1%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std55%62.9%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std55.6%57.4%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std35.5%58.8%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std33.5%63.4%
2006Math6th Grade% met std20.3%65.1%
2007Math6th Grade% met std40.4%69%
2008Math6th Grade% met std41.9%72.7%
2009Math6th Grade% met std52%79.9%
2010Math6th Grade% met std47.1%82%
2011Math6th Grade% met std56.7%84.5%
2012Math6th Grade% met std11%37.1%
2013Math6th Grade% met std7.9%40.2%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std48.3%79.6%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std55.1%83.3%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std53.5%81.8%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std59%80.5%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std55.4%87.7%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std59.1%84%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std30.4%67%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std27.8%68.2%
2010Social Studies6th Grade% met std32.9%73.4%
2011Social Studies6th Grade% met std39.9%75.3%
2012Social Studies6th Grade% met std4%27.7%
2013Social Studies6th Grade% met std2.3%29.7%
2006Writing6th Grade% met std48.3%74.8%
2007Writing6th Grade% met std51.1%74.1%
2008Writing6th Grade% met std43.3%72.7%
2009Writing6th Grade% met std45.7%75.7%
2006Listening7th Grade% met std3.6%50%
2006Math7th Grade% met std15%59.6%
2007Math7th Grade% met std24.3%64.3%
2008Math7th Grade% met std47.6%72.7%
2009Math7th Grade% met std60%82.6%
2010Math7th Grade% met std52.1%82.2%
2011Math7th Grade% met std43.1%84.6%
2012Math7th Grade% met std2.4%37.2%
2013Math7th Grade% met std4.3%38.4%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std40.5%75.8%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std44.8%79.7%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std31.1%72.5%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std54.8%79.6%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std52.8%82%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std30.3%79%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std15.5%59.7%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std18.2%62%
2006Writing7th Grade% met std33.8%66.7%
2007Writing7th Grade% met std33.7%65.4%
2008Writing7th Grade% met std41.7%76.6%
2009Writing7th Grade% met std47.4%77.9%
2011Writing7th Grade% met std8.7%47.8%
2012Writing7th Grade% met std12.1%47.3%
2013Writing7th Grade% met std19.7%51.7%
2006Math8th Grade% met std24.9%63.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std31.1%68.1%
2008Math8th Grade% met std37.3%71.6%
2009Math8th Grade% met std46.4%74.5%
2010Math8th Grade% met std36.6%70.3%
2011Math8th Grade% met std48.5%78%
2012Math8th Grade% met std0.6%29.4%
2013Math8th Grade% met std2.5%32.5%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std32.9%72.9%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std37.1%75.6%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std38.6%77.1%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std36%75.5%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std58.7%83.4%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std43.8%81.9%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std14.9%60.5%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std27.1%65.7%
2006Science8th Grade% met std29.5%76.8%
2007Science8th Grade% met std33.6%74.9%
2008Science8th Grade% met std46.4%79.2%
2009Science8th Grade% met std33.8%76.3%
2010Science8th Grade% met std37.6%75.9%
2011Science8th Grade% met std29.1%78.1%
2012Science8th Grade% met std0.6%16.5%
2013Science8th Grade% met std0.5%15.9%
2006Writing8th Grade% met std33.6%64.7%
2007Writing8th Grade% met std38.4%66.8%
2008Writing8th Grade% met std27.4%69.8%
2009Writing8th Grade% met std36.2%74.2%
2010Social Studies9th Grade% met std20.3%71.1%
2011Social Studies9th Grade% met std34.1%72.8%
2012Social Studies9th Grade% met std0.6%28.7%
2013Social Studies9th Grade% met std1.7%28.6%
MME Test
2007English Lang Arts11th Grade% met std11.4%51%
2008English Lang Arts11th Grade% met std12.6%52.3%
2009English Lang Arts11th Grade% met std8%52.1%
2007Mathematics11th Grade% met std5%46.5%
2008Mathematics11th Grade% met std7.4%46.2%
2009Mathematics11th Grade% met std8%49.3%
2010Mathematics11th Grade% met std8.4%50.4%
2011Mathematics11th Grade% met std5%52%
2012Mathematics11th Grade% met std1.7%29.1%
2013Mathematics11th Grade% met std1%29%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std20.1%59.7%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std24.2%61.9%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std16.4%59.9%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std26.1%65.2%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std14%63%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std13.8%55.9%
2013Reading11th Grade% met std16%54%
2007Science11th Grade% met std6.5%55.9%
2008Science11th Grade% met std14.6%56.6%
2009Science11th Grade% met std7.6%55.6%
2010Science11th Grade% met std8.3%57.9%
2011Science11th Grade% met std12%61%
2012Science11th Grade% met std0.8%25.8%
2013Science11th Grade% met std0%26%
2007Social Studies11th Grade% met std42.2%83.3%
2008Social Studies11th Grade% met std42.6%79.9%
2009Social Studies11th Grade% met std40.6%81.3%
2010Social Studies11th Grade% met std34%79.4%
2011Social Studies11th Grade% met std41%77%
2012Social Studies11th Grade% met std4.3%40.5%
2013Social Studies11th Grade% met std3%39%
2007Writing11th Grade% met std6.8%40.1%
2008Writing11th Grade% met std5.9%41.1%
2009Writing11th Grade% met std5.6%43.4%
2010Writing11th Grade% met std8.8%43.7%
2011Writing11th Grade% met std6%47%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std8.3%49.4%
2013Writing11th Grade% met std6%49%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$35,162,000$11,209 $40,565,000$12,744 $40,712,000$10,862 
Total Expenditures:$34,985,000$11,152 $39,280,000$12,341 $45,565,000$12,157 
Total Current Expenditures:$32,235,000$10,276 $36,603,000$11,500 $42,333,000$11,295 
Instructional Expenditures:$17,169,000$5,47353.3%$19,498,000$6,12653.3%$24,382,000$6,50557.6%
Student and Staff Support:$3,801,000$1,21211.8%$4,683,000$1,47112.8%$4,707,000$1,25611.1%
Operations, Food, Other:$6,778,000$2,16121.0%$7,876,000$2,47421.5%$8,411,000$2,24419.9%
Total Capital Outlay:$1,734,000$553 $1,348,000$423 $2,084,000$556 
Construction:$0$0 $0$0 $119,000$32 
Total Other:$592,000$189 $471,000$148 $432,000$115 
Interest on Debt:$387,000$123 $450,000$141 $551,000$147 
Total Salary:$13,357,000$4,258 $16,275,000$5,113 $21,203,000$5,657 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$9,771,000$3,11573.2%$10,929,000$3,43467.2%$14,802,000$3,94969.8%
Other Salary:$3,586,000$1,14326.8%$5,346,000$1,68032.8%$6,401,000$1,70830.2%
Total Benefit:$8,562,000$2,729 $10,373,000$3,259 $11,494,000$3,067 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$6,585,000$2,09976.9%$7,211,000$2,26569.5%$7,865,000$2,09868.4%
Other Benefit:$1,977,000$63023.1%$3,162,000$99330.5%$3,629,000$96831.6%

* Benton Harbor Area Schools was rated 1 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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