Banks County Elementary School

180 Highway 51 S
Homer, GA 30547
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Banks County Elementary School serves 632 students in grades 3-5.
Banks County Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Banks County Elementary School's student population of 632 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students632 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Banks County Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Banks County Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Banks County Elementary School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#565 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
1%
37%
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White
84%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.280.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Banks County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBanks County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Banks County Elementary School is Banks County High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Banks County Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Banks County Primary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homer Banks County Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 607 students
    0.1 miles
    266 Highway 51 S
    Homer, GA 30547
    (706) 677-2355
    0.1 PK-2 607
  • Homer Banks County High School Math: 26% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 885 students
    1.3 miles
    1486a Historic Homer Hwy
    Homer, GA 30547
    (706) 677-2221
    1.3 9-12 885
  • Homer Banks County Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 668 students
    1.7 miles
    712 Thompson St
    Homer, GA 30547
    (706) 677-2277
    1.7 6-8 668
  • Maysville Maysville Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 349 students
    6.6 miles
    9270 Highway 82 Spur
    Maysville, GA 30558
    (706) 652-2241
    6.6 PK-5 349
  • Commerce Commerce High School Math: 38% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 479 students
    9.4 miles
    272 Lakeview Dr
    Commerce, GA 30529
    (706) 335-5942
    9.4 9-12 479

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