Lowndes High School

Lowndes High School serves 3,002 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Lowndes High School operates within the Lowndes County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 3002 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 157 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,002 students
Lowndes High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 157 teachers
Students by Grade Lowndes High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same 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 15:1
Hispanic
4%
12%
Black
24%
37%
White
66%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Lowndes High School Sch Ethnicity Lowndes 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.
0.51 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.
33%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,859 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Lowndes County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
6
Number of Students Managed 10,859 3,449
Lowndes County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 66%
Lowndes County School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $99 MM $34 MM
Lowndes County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $126 MM $36 MM
Lowndes County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,091 $9,939
Lowndes County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,829 $10,367
Lowndes 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

School Notes:

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pinevale Learning Center (3.3 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ValdostaHorizon Academy
    Special Education School
    1500 Lankford Dr
    ValdostaGA 31601
    (229)333-5227
    Special Education School

    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • ValdostaWestside Elementary School
    2470 James Rd
    ValdostaGA 31601
    (229)245-2289
    1.4 mi | 864 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ValdostaS.l. Mason Elementary School
    813 West Gordon St
    ValdostaGA 31601
    (229)333-2700
    1.6 mi | 839 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ValdostaValdosta Early College Academy
    Alternative School
    1605 Azalea Dr
    ValdostaGA 31602
    (229)333-8500
    Alternative School

    1.7 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • ValdostaValdosta Middle School
    110 Burton St
    ValdostaGA 31602
    (229)333-8555
    2.5 mi | 949 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Valdosta, 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 0.39, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Valdosta is Sallas Mahone Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.