District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

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These are some of the top-rated public schools in Benton Harbor Area Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

Advanced Courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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District Finances
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Reviews From Schools in Benton Harbor Area Schools
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Parent / Guardian
September 19, 2017
Have had lots of racial issues with the teachers out of all people. I would not suggest this school if you have white or mixed kids. School strongly supports only one color.
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
April 02, 2017
As a three plus year employee I think the behaviors of the students are terrible, work habits of a few teachers and some security personnel substandard and parental responsibility the worse. Some... More
Parent / Guardian
August 16, 2015
The Arts and Communications Academy in my opinion remains as the best school in Benton Harbor Area Schools. The teachers are caring and has done a wonderful job with my children. They have a new,... More
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