Banks County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,792 students in Banks County School District. Banks County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Banks County School District are Banks County Elementary School, Banks County Middle School and Banks County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Banks County School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameBanks County School District
School District Phone Number(706) 677-2224
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools4 Schools2,308 Schools
# of Students2,792 Students1,769,279 Students
# of Teachers202 Teachers114,261 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

District Comparison

Banks County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 212 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#55 out of 213 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Banks County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Banks County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Banks County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Banks County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.250.69
# of American Indian Students2 Students3,439 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students19 Students72,421 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students239 Students275,912 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
15%
# of Black Students52 Students648,851 Students
% Black Students
2%
37%
# of White Students2,403 Students702,101 Students
% White Students
86%
40%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,839 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students77 Students64,615 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1647,738
# of Students in Kindergarten:199126,586
# of Students in 1st Grade:198128,346
# of Students in 2nd Grade:194130,192
# of Students in 3rd Grade:199136,103
# of Students in 4th Grade:217138,451
# of Students in 5th Grade:216139,347
# of Students in 6th Grade:238135,269
# of Students in 7th Grade:231132,837
# of Students in 8th Grade:199132,393
# of Students in 9th Grade:212147,700
# of Students in 10th Grade:242135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:204123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:227115,678
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,097 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,799. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,384 is less than the state median of $11,763. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$31 MM$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Banks County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$32 MM$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Banks County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,097$11,799
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Banks County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,384$11,763
This chart display average spending per public school student in Banks County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Banks County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Banks County Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    180 Highway 51 S
    Homer, GA 30547
    (706) 677-2308

    Grades: 3-5 | 632 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Banks County Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    712 Thompson St
    Homer, GA 30547
    (706) 677-2277

    Grades: 6-8 | 668 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Banks County High School Math: 26% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1486a Historic Homer Hwy
    Homer, GA 30547
    (706) 677-2221

    Grades: 9-12 | 885 students
  • Rank: #44.266 Highway 51 S
    Homer, GA 30547
    (706) 677-2355

    Grades: PK-2 | 607 students
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