School Details

Banks County Elementary School

180 Highway 51 S, Homer, GA 30547
(706) 677-2308
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 3-5 704 students 14 students/teacher (GA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

93%
93%
88%
87%
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79%
93%
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92%
91%
91%
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94%
94%
83%

Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Banks County School System average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

98%
98%
90%
96%
96%
84%
98%
98%
93%
93%
93%
83%
95%
95%
81%

Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Banks County School System average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

98%
98%
94%
98%
98%
90%
96%
96%
93%
86%
86%
80%
84%
84%
81%

Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
91%
91%
80%

Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Banks County School System average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Banks County Elementary School is a public elementary school in Homer. The principal of Banks County Elementary School is Michael Williams and can be contacted at mhwilliams@banks.k12.ga.us. 704 students go to Banks County Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 3% of the Banks County Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 51% of the 704 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 67% get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Banks County Elementary School is 14:1. Banks County Primary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 86% 88%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 57%
Limited English proficiency 3% 4%
Economically disadvantaged 51% 52%

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