Lowndes High School

Lowndes High School serves 2,962 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Lowndes High School operates within the Lowndes County School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 2962 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 158 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,962 students
Lowndes High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lowndes High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 158 teachers
Lowndes High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lowndes High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Lowndes High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Lowndes High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Lowndes High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
24%
37%
Lowndes High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
66%
43%
Lowndes High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Lowndes High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lowndes High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.40
Lowndes High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
56%
Lowndes High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Lowndes High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,511 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,462 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,616 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Lowndes County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
5
Number of Students Managed 10,511 3,213
Lowndes County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 69%
Lowndes County School District Graduation Rate (1997-2010)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $36 MM
Lowndes County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $117 MM $34 MM
Lowndes County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,462 $10,365
Lowndes County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,616 $9,935
Lowndes County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Lowndes High School is a public high school in Lowndes County, Georgia.

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Valdosta High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valdosta Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westside Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • ValdostaHorizon Academy
    Special Education School
    0.8 miles1500 Lankford Dr
    ValdostaGA 31601
    (229)333-5227
    0.8n/a
  • ValdostaWestside Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 867 students2470 James Rd
    ValdostaGA 31601
    (229)245-2289
    1.4PK-5867
  • ValdostaS.l. Mason Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 860 students813 West Gordon St
    ValdostaGA 31601
    (229)333-2700
    1.6PK-5860
  • ValdostaValdosta Early College Academy
    Alternative School
    1.7 miles1605 Azalea Dr
    ValdostaGA 31602
    (229)333-8500
    1.7n/a
  • ValdostaValdosta Middle School
    2.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 907 students110 Burton St
    ValdostaGA 31602
    (229)333-8555
    2.56-8907

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