Paul Banks Elementary School

1340 East End Rd
Homer, AK 99603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Paul Banks Elementary School serves 221 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Paul Banks Elementary School's student population of 221 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Paul Banks Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
6%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Paul Banks Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Paul Banks Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
79%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
12%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paul Banks Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score
0.360.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paul Banks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paul Banks Elementary School is Homer Flex School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Homer Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fireweed Academy (2.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homer Homer Flex School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 29 students
    0.7 miles
    4122 Ben Walters Ln
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5558
    0.7 9-12 29
  • Homer Homer High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 401 students
    1.0 miles
    600 E Fairview Ave
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-4600
    1 9-12 401
  • Homer Homer Middle School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 191 students
    2.0 miles
    500 Sterling Hwy
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5700
    2 7-8 191
  • Homer Fireweed Academy Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 122 students
    2.3 miles
    995 Soundview Ave
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-9728
    2.3 K-6 122
  • Homer West Homer Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-6 | 255 students
    2.3 miles
    995 Soundview Ave Ste 1
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5750
    2.3 3-6 255

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