Banks County High School

Banks County High School serves 867 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Banks County High School operates within the Banks County School District.
Banks County School District's 72% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 867 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 867 students
Banks County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Banks County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Banks County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Banks County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Banks County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Banks County High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
3%
37%
Banks County High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
88%
43%
Banks County High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Banks County High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.40
Banks County High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
49%
56%
Banks County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
6%
Banks County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Banks County School District's student population of 2,860 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 63% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,989 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,817 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Banks County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 2,860 3,213
Banks County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 69%
Banks County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $36 MM
Banks County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $25 MM $34 MM
Banks County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,989 $10,365
Banks County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,817 $9,935
Banks County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Commerce High School (8.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Banks County Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Banks County Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HomerBanks County Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 716 students
    1 miles
    712 Thompson St
    HomerGA 30547
    (706)677-2277
    16-8716
  • HomerBanks County Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 636 students
    1.3 miles
    180 Hwy 51 South
    HomerGA 30547
    (706)677-2308
    1.33-5636
  • HomerBanks County Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 641 students
    1.3 miles
    266 Hwy 51 South
    HomerGA 30547
    (706)677-2355
    1.3PK-2641
  • MaysvilleMaysville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 350 students
    5.8 miles
    9270 Hwy 82 Spur
    MaysvilleGA 30558
    (706)652-2241
    5.8PK-5350
  • CommerceCommerce High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 423 students
    8.1 miles
    272 Lakeview Dr
    CommerceGA 30529
    (706)335-5942
    8.19-12423

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