Banks County High School

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Banks County High School
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1486-A Historic Homer Highway
Homer, Georgia, Banks, 30547
United States
Coordinates 32°27′47″N 83°29′11″W / 32.462976°N 83.486481°W / 32.462976; -83.486481Coordinates: 32°27′47″N 83°29′11″W / 32.462976°N 83.486481°W / 32.462976; -83.486481[1]
School district Banks County School District
Principal Dr. Joseph Goodroe [2]
Vice principal Christine Bray
Dr. Faith Simpson[3]
Teaching staff 54 FTE[4]
Grades 9 - 12
Enrollment 647[4]
Average class size 30
Student to teacher ratio 18:1[4]
Slogan "Seize the Opportunity to Win the Day."
Athletics Wrestling, Football, Track, Cross Country, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Chess Club, Soccer, and Academic Team.
Mascot African Leopard
Team name Leopards

Banks County High School is a public co-educational high school located in Homer, Georgia, in the mountains of northern Georgia. The school has about 647 students in grades 9-12.

School district[edit]

The school serves all of Banks County, Georgia and is part of the Banks County School District. The school is fed with students from Banks County Middle School, also in Homer.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Banks County High School students can participate in many extracurricular activities including men's and women's sports and many clubs. One of the largest clubs is the Banks County chapter of the National FFA Organization. The FFA organization teaches students about various Career Development Events (CDEs),[5] including electrical safety, in which a Banks County student won a state competition in 2014.[6]


  1. ^ "Free US Geocoder". Retrieved 2010-05-19. 
  2. ^ Crumley, Katie (26 July 2012). "New principal named for Banks Co. High School". Access Insider - Access North Georgia. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Hart, Jeff (6 October 2010). "Banks County coach back home after scare". Access North Georgia. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  5. ^ "Agricultural Education". National FFA Organization. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  6. ^ Staff (5 March 2014). "Banks Co. student wins top honors in state EMC/FFA competition". Access North Georgia. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 

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