Banks County High School

  • Banks County High School serves 892 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • 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 892 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 892 students
Banks County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Banks County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Banks County High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Banks County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.41. 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 (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Banks County High School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
9%
14%
Banks County High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
3%
37%
Banks County High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
87%
42%
Banks County High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Banks County High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Banks County High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Banks County 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.
0.24 0.41
Banks County High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
47%
57%
Banks County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Banks County School District's student population of 2,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,402 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,000 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Banks County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 2,841 3,306
Banks County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 69%
Banks County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $33 MM
Banks County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $29 MM $33 MM
Banks County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,402 $10,007
Banks County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,000 $9,869
Banks County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  • HomerBanks County Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 689 students
    1 miles
    712 Thompson St
    HomerGA 30547
    (706)677-2277
    16-8689
  • HomerBanks County Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 616 students
    1.3 miles
    180 Highway 51 S
    HomerGA 30547
    (706)677-2308
    1.33-5616
  • HomerBanks County Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 644 students
    1.3 miles
    266 Highway 51 S
    HomerGA 30547
    (706)677-2355
    1.3PK-2644
  • MaysvilleMaysville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 336 students
    5.8 miles
    9270 Highway 82 Spur
    MaysvilleGA 30558
    (706)652-2241
    5.8PK-5336
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    Grades: 9-12 | 407 students
    8.1 miles
    272 Lakeview Dr
    CommerceGA 30529
    (706)335-5942
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