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Benjamin Banneker Special Education Center

Special Education School
14024 South San Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90061
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2007 Average Class Size K-3rd 6
2007 Average Class Size 4th-6th 9
History of School's Ranking
Blue line is rank against all schools in California; Green line is rank against similar schools only; B = LEA or ASAM School; C = Special Education School
School's 2007 Base API Score is 582
Education Levels K - 12th
Students in 2006 387  (68% male)
Ethnic Breakdown of Students
53% were English learners in 2007
91% socioeconomically disadvantaged
Breakdown of Parent's Highest Education Level

CST / CAPA Scores Average of 2nd - 11th graders scoring at or above the proficiency level

Teachers Info from 2006

School District
Average years of teaching experience 13.7 11.1
Percent of teachers that are first-year or second-year teachers 13.5% 13%
Percent of teachers with full teaching credentials 73% 90.8%
Percent of teachers with emergency credentials 10.8% 3.6%
Percent of teachers with waivers 0% 0.2%
Teachers with emergency credentials do not qualify for full credentials or for an internship, but meet minimum certification requirements.  When schools are unable to find enough credentialed teachers or teachers with emergency permits, then they allow teachers to work under a waiver.

Students Info from 2007

School District
Percent of students in gifted and talented education programs 0% 11%
Percent of students with disabilities 100% 12%
Percent of students who dropped out of high school 5.4%