Banks School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Banks School

Banks School is an independent school located in the heart of London. It has a long and distinguished history, having been founded in 1887. The school offers a broad and balanced curriculum that allows students to explore their individual interests and talents. Banks School is renowned for its excellent academic standards and its commitment to providing a safe and supportive learning environment.
The school has a strong commitment to its community, offering a range of extracurricular activities, including sports, music, drama and art. Banks School also has a strong focus on developing the whole person, with a range of activities that promote leadership, teamwork and global awareness.
Banks School is known for its outstanding results in public examinations. The school has a long-standing tradition of achieving excellent GCSE and A-Level results, with many students going on to study at some of the best universities in the world.
At Banks School, each student is encouraged to reach their full potential and is supported in doing so by a dedicated and experienced staff. With its commitment to excellence, Banks School is the perfect place for students to develop their skills and knowledge.

Address:

9769 N U S Hwy 29
Banks, AL 36005

Phone:

(334) 243-5514

Site:

banks.al.pcs.schoolinsites.com

Grades:

PreK – 8

Enrollment:

365 students

Overview Banks School

Banks School serves 365 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Banks School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Banks School

Banks School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Banks School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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