Benjamin Banneker Academic High School

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No Child Left Behind
Blue Ribbon School

An IB World School

Advanced Placement



Banneker's application for SY 2014-2015 will be available on December 16, 2013 at Please visited the site for more information and call / email the school if you have any questions.


Admissions are limited primarily to 9th graders; 10th graders who have taken the subjects of the prescribed Banneker curriculum may be admitted on a restricted basis.

Applications will only be available online; no paper applications will be accepted by the school. Due date for SY 2014-2015 is February 3, 2014  Read more here.

The entire screening and selection process of applicants for the Benjamin Banneker Academic High School is the responsibility of a Selection Committee. Final determination of accepted applicants will be made after a personal interview. Applicants will be notified of approval or denial.

Upon admission, students must undergo placement testing in major disciplines. Entering students must also attend the Benjamin Banneker Summer Institute where students will become "Achievers" while preparing for the rigors of the Banneker program.



2009 Benjamin Banneker Academic High School
800 Euclid Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 - Tel. 202.671.6320 Fax. 202.673.2231