Banks County Public Schools

All Schools
(6)
High Schools
(1)
Middle Schools
(1)
Elementary
(4)
Pre-K
(3)
There are 6 public schools in Banks County, Georgia, serving 3,691 students.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia state average of 56%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Banks County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • BaldwinBaldwin Elementary School
    894 Willingham Ave
    BaldwinGA30511
    (706)778-6435
    449 students | Gr. PK-5
  • HomerBanks County Elementary School
    180 Hwy 51 South
    HomerGA30547
    (706)677-2308
    677 students | Gr. 3-5
  • Homer
    Banks County High School
    1486a Historic Homer Hwy
    HomerGA30547
    (706)677-2221
    830 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Homer
    Banks County Middle School
    712 Thompson St
    HomerGA30547
    (706)677-2277
    716 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Homer
    Banks County Primary School
    266 Hwy 51 South
    HomerGA30547
    (706)677-2355
    653 students | Gr. PK-2
  • MaysvilleMaysville Elementary School
    9270 Hwy 82 Spur
    MaysvilleGA30558
    (706)652-2241
    366 students | Gr. PK-5

County Statistics

About Banks County County Statistics (GA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 18,662 people 9,431,284 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 13% 21%
Median Household Income $38,854 $40,271
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Did You Know?
Banks County, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.31, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.66. The most diverse school district in Banks County is Habersham County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or in the USA.