Langston Hughes High School

Langston Hughes High School serves 1,856 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Langston Hughes High School operates within the Fulton County School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1856 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,856 students
Langston Hughes High School Total Students (2010-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Students by Grade Langston Hughes High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less 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 18:1 15:1
Hispanic
3%
12%
Black
94%
37%
All Ethnic Groups Langston Hughes High School Sch Ethnicity Langston Hughes High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.12 0.40
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.
63%
51%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 97,950 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Fulton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
103
6
Number of Students Managed 97,950 3,449
Fulton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 82% 66%
Fulton County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,043 MM $34 MM
Fulton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,129 MM $36 MM
Fulton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,816 $9,939
Fulton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,789 $10,367
Fulton County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Creekside High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Renaissance Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Renaissance Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • FairburnRenaissance Elementary School
    7250 Hall Rd
    FairburnGA 30213
    (404)763-3600
    0.7 mi | 728 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • FairburnRenaissance Middle School
    7155 Hall Rd
    FairburnGA 30213
    (770)306-4330
    0.9 mi | 1114 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • College ParkCliftondale Elementary School
    3340 West Stubbs Rd
    College ParkGA 30349
    (404)768-3600
    2.7 mi | 842 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • FairburnE. C. West Elementary School
    7040 Rivertown Rd
    FairburnGA 30213
    (770)969-3460
    3.4 mi | 725 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Union CityLiberty Point Elementary School
    9000 Highpoint Rd
    Union CityGA 30291
    (770)306-3510
    3.6 mi | 672 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Fulton County, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.28, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.4. The most diverse school district in Fulton County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.