PROFICIENCY 10% 73% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%Fulton County
17%Union City

Banneker High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fulton County" in Union City, GA. There are a total of 1,411 students and 105 teachers at Banneker High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 1,119 free lunch students and 59 reduced lunch students.

Banneker High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 9.5%, which is 73% lower than the Georgia average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch1119
Reduced lunch59


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment151
Taking some courses115
Taking some courses (not tests)34
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses111

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 Banneker High School, there are a total of 151 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 115 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School6-9%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School10-14%

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.

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Banneker High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.3% 31.5% 42.9% 51.1%
African American 96.4% 42.0% 36.6% 15.9%
Asian 0.1% 9.6% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.7% 13.9% 13.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 2.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Oakley Elementary School26%1.1Union City, GA
Gullatt Elementary School15%1.2Union City, GA
S. L. Lewis Elementary School25%1.4College Park, GA
Atlanta Youth Detention Center50%2.0College Park, GA
Mcnair Middle School11%2.0College Park, GA
Bethune Elementary School21%2.1College Park, GA
Nolan Elementary School22%2.6College Park, GA
Lee Elementary School23%2.7College Park, GA
Liberty Point Elementary School25%3.5Union City, GA
Campbell Elementary School29%3.6Fairburn, GA

Union City demographics profile

StatisticUnion CityGeorgiaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,04816791
Median age31.236.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)33%54%55%
Speak English92%86%79%
Speak Spanish5%8%13%

Education level achieved in Union City

IndexUnion CityGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.3%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.6%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.7%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.5%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Banneker High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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