Banks Stephens Middle School (Closed 2013)

Banks Stephens Middle School served 528 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 90% (which was higher than the Georgia state average of 81%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 97% (which was higher than the Georgia state average of 93%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 28% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students528 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Banks Stephens Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
90%
81%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Banks Stephens Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
97%
93%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Banks Stephens Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
24%
37%
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White
72%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Banks Stephens Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.430.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Banks Stephens Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonroe County School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Banks Stephens Middle School is Mary Persons High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Monroe County Middle School- Banks Stephens Campus (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is T.g. Scott Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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