Banneker High School

Banneker High School serves 1,537 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Banneker High School operates within the Fulton County School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1537 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,537 students
Banneker High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Banneker High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Banneker High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Banneker High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 15:1 16:1
Banneker High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Banneker High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
97%
37%
Banneker High School Black Students (1994-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Banneker High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.06 0.40
Banneker High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
85%
56%
Banneker High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
4%
6%
Banneker High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 95,232 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,179 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,082 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Fulton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
5
Number of Students Managed 95,232 3,213
Fulton County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 69%
Fulton County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,101 MM $36 MM
Fulton County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,002 MM $34 MM
Fulton County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,179 $10,365
Fulton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,082 $9,935
Fulton County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Hapeville Charter Career Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mcnair Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Feldwood Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • AtlantaFeldwood Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 812 students5790 Feldwood Rd
    AtlantaGA 30349
    (404)768-3600
    0.3PK-5812
  • Union CitySouth Metro Psychoeducational Program
    Alternative School
    0.5 miles4025 Flat Shoals Rd
    Union CityGA 30291
    (770)696-8142
    0.5n/a
  • AtlantaHapeville Charter Career Academy
    Charter School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 689 students6045 Buffington Rd
    AtlantaGA 30349
    (404)766-0101
    19-12689
  • Union CityOakley Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 804 students7220 Oakley Ter
    Union CityGA 30291
    (770)774-4057
    1.2PK-5804
  • Union CityGullatt Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 457 students6110 Dodson Rd
    Union CityGA 30291
    (770)969-3425
    1.4PK-5457

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