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About This School

Banneker Elementary School is a public middle school in Chicago. The principal of Banneker Elementary School is Verona S Portis. 255 students attend Banneker Elementary School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Hispanic. 0.2% of the Banneker Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 99% of the 255 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 97% get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Banneker Elementary School is 18:1. Academy Of St Benedict is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 100% 47%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 4%
Hispanic 0.3% 41%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% 9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 73%
Limited English proficiency 0.2% 14%
Economically disadvantaged 99% 85%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This school has a great preschool program. My son has been going here for 3 months and he has learned every nursery rhyme there is. He can count he knows his Alphabet and he is learning how to write. I am so proud of his accomplishments in just three months. Ms. Shucster and Ms. Anderson keep up the great work.

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