Lassiter High School

Lassiter High School serves 2,013 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Lassiter High School operates within the Cobb County School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 2013 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,013 students
Lassiter High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
Lassiter High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lassiter High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 17:1 15:1
Lassiter High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Lassiter High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
5%
12%
Lassiter High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
10%
37%
Lassiter High School Black (1994-2012)
White
76%
44%
Lassiter High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lassiter High School Sch Ethnicity Lassiter 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.
0.41 0.40
Lassiter High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
9%
51%
Lassiter High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
2%
7%
Lassiter High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,433 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Cobb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
114
6
Number of Students Managed 112,433 3,449
Cobb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 78% 66%
Cobb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,108 MM $34 MM
Cobb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,087 MM $36 MM
Cobb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,375 $9,939
Cobb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,180 $10,367
Cobb County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pope High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Simpson Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountain View Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MariettaMountain View Elementary School
    3448 Sandy Plains Rd
    MariettaGA 30066
    (770)578-7265
    0.6 mi | 841 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MariettaSimpson Middle School
    3340 Trickum Rd Ne
    MariettaGA 30066
    (770)971-4711
    0.7 mi | 874 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MariettaRocky Mount Elementary School
    2400 Rocky Mountain Rd Ne
    MariettaGA 30066
    (770)591-5050
    0.8 mi | 592 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MariettaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Mabry Middle School
    2700 Jims Rd Ne
    MariettaGA 30066
    (770)928-5546
    1.4 mi | 843 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MariettaAddison Elementary School
    Charter School
    3055 Ebenezer Rd
    MariettaGA 30066
    (770)578-2700
    Charter School

    1.5 mi | 581 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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