Banks County High School



Banks County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Banks County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 216
10 226
11 196
12 165

Banks County High School is a public high school of the Banks County School District located in Homer, GA. It has 803 students in grades 9th through 12th. Banks County High School is the 277th largest public high school in Georgia and the 7,248th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 803
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.8

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Banks County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 415
(52%)
415
(52%)
 Male 388
(48%)
388
(48%)

Banks County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 705
(88%)
705
(88%)
 Hispanic 54
(7%)
54
(7%)
 Black 23
(3%)
23
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Banks County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 379
(47%)
379
(47%)
 Not Eligible 327
(41%)
327
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(12%)
97
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Banks County High School is ranked 238th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Banks County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Banks County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 709
2006 758
2007 830
2008 882
2009 855
2010 823
2011 830
2012 803

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.4
2007 15.5
2008 15.6
2009 15.8
2010 15.3
2011 13.7
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48942172073343
2006 0.51187335092348
2007 0.53734939759036
2008 0.56575963718821
2009 0.58362573099415
2010 0.60753341433779
2011 0.60843373493976
2012 0.59277708592777

Compare Banks County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 59.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Banks County High School
Homer, GA
Public 09 - 12 803 13.4:1  
Commerce High School
Commerce, GA
Public 09 - 12 391 13.9:1 8 miles
East Jackson Comprehensive High School
Commerce, GA
Public 09 - 12 947 13.4:1 12 miles
Jefferson High School
Jefferson, GA
Public 09 - 12 841 18.9:1 14 miles
East Hall High School
Gainesville, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,013 16.7:1 15 miles
Jackson County High School
Jefferson, GA
Public 09 - 12 981 14.3:1 16 miles
Franklin County High School
Carnesville, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,082 17.5:1 17 miles
Habersham Central High School
Mount Airy, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,323 16.1:1 17 miles
Lakeview Academy
Gainesville, GA
Private PK - 12 518 10:1 18 miles
9th Grade Academy
Mount Airy, GA
Public 09 - 09 536 17.1:1 18 miles
Riverside Military Academy
Gainesville, GA
Private 07 - 12 359 8:1 20 miles
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