Banneker High School

Banneker High School serves 1,461 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Banneker High School operates within the Fulton County School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1461 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,461 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 15:1
Hispanic
2%
13%
Black
98%
37%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.04 0.40
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.
79%
52%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 99,612 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Fulton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
105
5
Number of Students Managed 99,612 3,197
Graduation Rate 82% 66%
District Total Revenue $1,043 MM $34 MM
District Spending $1,129 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,816 $9,939
District Spending / Student $12,789 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AtlantaFeldwood Elementary School
    5790 Feldwood Rd
    AtlantaGA 30349
    (404)768-3600
    0.3 mi | 743 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Union CitySouth Metro Psychoeducational Program
    Alternative School
    4025 Flat Shoals Rd
    Union CityGA 30291
    (770)696-8142
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • AtlantaHapeville Charter Career Academy
    Charter School
    6045 Buffington Rd
    AtlantaGA 30349
    (404)766-0101
    Charter School

    1 mi | 681 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Union CityOakley Elementary School
    7220 Oakley Ter
    Union CityGA 30291
    (770)774-4057
    1.2 mi | 761 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AtlantaS. L. Lewis Elementary School
    6201 Connell Rd
    AtlantaGA 30349
    (770)969-3450
    1.4 mi | 520 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Related School Videos

View more school videos