6015 Feldwood Rd
Atlanta, GA 30349
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Banneker High School serves 1,596 students in grades 9-12.
Banneker High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 62% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,596 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Banneker High School's student population of 1,596 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
99 teachers
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School Rankings

Banneker High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Banneker High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2036 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
17%
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Black
94%
36%
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White
1%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.12
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Graduation Rate
82%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
6%
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School District Name

School Calendar

View the Banneker High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Labor Day (Schools Closed)
September 05, 2022 (Monday)
Columbus Day (Schools Closed)
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of First Semester
December 16, 2022 (Friday)
First Day of Second Semester
January 04, 2023 (Wednesday)
M.L. King, Jr Holiday (Schools Closed)
January 16, 2023 (Monday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   8/25/2021
The schools are good the teachers are nice and you can ask many questions they won't get mad and it's a quick and simple time schedule. And some teachers ate even LGBT friendly.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Nazyia

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,596 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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