Banks Elementary School (Closed 2012)

  • Banks Elementary School served 242 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 35-39% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 66%) for the 2010-2011 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 30-34% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 67%) for the 2010-2011 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Banks Elementary School operated within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students242 students
Banks Elementary School Total Students (1987-2011)
Gender %Banks Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Banks Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2011)
Students by GradeBanks Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)35-39%
66%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)30-34%
67%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
Banks Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2011)
Black
100%
44%
Banks Elementary School Black Students (1991-2011)
White
n/a
45%
Banks Elementary School White Students (1990-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsBanks Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Scoren/a0.61
Banks Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2010)
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
54%
Banks Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2011)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Banks Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2010)

District Comparison

School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
2
Number of Students Managed46,3331,095
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
58%
64%
District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
65%
70%
District Total Revenue$563 MM$27 MM
District Spending$566 MM$25 MM
District Revenue / Student$13,089$24,719
District Spending / Student$13,165$22,732
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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