Benjamin Banneker High School

Benjamin Banneker High School

DCPS School

1600 9th St NW 202-671-6320

Benjamin Williams
[email protected]

This is one of eight DCPS selective high schools and programs that have specific admissions requirements and selection criteria. Click HERE to learn more.

8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Not Required
Benjamin Banneker High School

Benjamin Banneker Academic High School offers one of the District's most rigorous academic programs. The school's mission includes development of life-long skills for learning, sound moral character and regard for the welfare of the community. It prepares students for future leadership roles and admissions to a four year college or university. Banneker empowers students to be globally competitive.

Advanced Placement
Arts Integration
Blended Learning
Career and Technical Education
Dual College Enrollment
Dual Language/Immersion
Extended Day
International Baccalaureate
Interscholastic Sports
Online Learning
Restorative Justice Program
School Garden
Selective Program

International Club
Electric Car Club
Debate Club
Robotics Club
It's Academic,Sports

• 100% of our students graduate every year.
• 100% of our students are accepted into colleges every year.
• NCLB Department of Education Blue Ribbon School Recipient- 1990-1991, 2007, 2017, and 2018


Student Proficiency Levels


Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 71%  Black/African-American
  • 3%  Asian
  • 21%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 3%  White non-Hispanic
  • 2%  Multiracial
Lottery Seats
Waitlist length on Results Day
Waitlist offers made by October 2021
Federal and District law require equal access to services for students with special education needs and English Language Learners. For additional information, please contact the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at (202) 727-6436 or at [email protected].

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1600 9th St NW

Ward 1

Ward 1
52, 53, 54, 63, 64, 70, 79, H1, H2, H3, H4, H8