PROFICIENCY 49% 31% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #2 of 7 in Pike County
  • Ranked #1 of 1 in Banks
  • Ranked #280 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
40%Pike County
49%Banks
37%Alabama

Banks School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Pike County" in Banks, AL. There are a total of 357 students and 20 teachers at Banks School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 192 free lunch students and 29 reduced lunch students.

Banks School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.0%, which is 31% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students357
Teachers20
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch192
Reduced lunch29

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Banks School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All50%
360-69%
450-59%
550-59%
680-89%
730-39%
820-29%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All48%
330-39%
440-49%
540-49%
670-79%
730-39%
850-59%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Banks School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 61.6% 47.3% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 30.5% 45.0% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.3% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 3.2% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.9% 1.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.5% 3.0% 1.7% 3.1%

Banks demographics profile

StatisticBanksAlabamaNational
Population1194,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)609791
Median age35.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%57%55%
Speak English90%95%79%
Speak Spanish10%3%13%

Education level achieved in Banks

IndexBanksAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade65.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school65.0%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college36.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.3%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Banks School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.