Banks School

9769 N U S Hwy 29
Banks, AL 36005
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Banks School serves 386 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Banks School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama 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 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Banks School's student population of 386 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students386 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Banks School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Banks School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#393 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
35%
33%
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White
56%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePike County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Banks School is Troypike Center For Technology (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pike County Elementary School (5.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brundidge Pike County Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 454 students
    5.9 miles
    186 Hillcrest Court
    Brundidge, AL 36010
    (334) 735-2683
    5.9 PK-6 454
  • Troy Troypike Center For Technology Vocational School
    Grades: 8-12
    6.8 miles
    285 Gibbs St
    Troy, AL 36081
    (334) 566-5395
    6.8 8-12 n/a
  • Troy Charles Henderson High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 609 students
    6.9 miles
    150 George Wallace Dr
    Troy, AL 36081
    (334) 566-3510
    6.9 9-12 609
  • Troy Troy Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 1,060 student
    6.9 miles
    503 Gibbs St
    Troy, AL 36081
    (334) 566-1444
    6.9 PK-6 1,060
  • Troy Charles Henderson Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 274 students
    7.1 miles
    800 Elm St
    Troy, AL 36081
    (334) 566-5770
    7.1 7-8 274

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