Banks County Primary School

266 Highway 51 S
Homer, GA 30547
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Banks County Primary School serves 607 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Banks County Primary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Banks County Primary School's student population of 607 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students607 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Banks County Primary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Banks County Primary School by grade.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Banks County Primary School is 0.22, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Banks County Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Banks County Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
88%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Banks County Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Banks County Primary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.220.69
This chart display the diversity score of Banks County Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Banks County Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Banks County Primary 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 Primary 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 Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homer Banks County Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 632 students
    0.1 miles
    180 Highway 51 S
    Homer, GA 30547
    (706) 677-2308
    0.1 3-5 632
  • 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
    6.5 miles
    9270 Highway 82 Spur
    Maysville, GA 30558
    (706) 652-2241
    6.5 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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