Lowndes Middle School

Lowndes Middle School serves 888 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Lowndes Middle School operates within the Lowndes County School District.

Overview

The student population of 888 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 888 students
Lowndes Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Lowndes Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lowndes Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 15:1 15:1
Lowndes Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Lowndes Middle School Asian (1994-2009)
Hispanic
9%
12%
Lowndes Middle School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
22%
37%
Lowndes Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
65%
44%
Lowndes Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lowndes Middle School Sch Ethnicity Lowndes Middle 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.
0.52 0.40
Lowndes Middle 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.
56%
51%
Lowndes Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Lowndes Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,859 students has grown by 10% 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)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pinevale Learning Center (2.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pinevale Learning Center (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moulton-branch Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Valdosta Moulton-branch Elementary School
    5725 Inner Perimeter Rd
    Valdosta , GA , 31601
    (229)245-2294
    1.1  mi  |  637  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Valdosta Southeast Elementary School
    930 Old Statenville Rd
    Valdosta , GA , 31601
    (229)333-8535
    2.2  mi  |  386  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Valdosta Pinevale Learning Center
    930 Lake Park Rd
    Valdosta , GA , 31601
    (229)333-8597
    2.5  mi  |  218  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Valdosta J. L. Lomax Elementary School
    1450 Howell Rd
    Valdosta , GA , 31601
    (229)333-8520
    2.6  mi  |  563  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Valdosta S.l. Mason Elementary School
    813 West Gordon St
    Valdosta , GA , 31601
    (229)333-2700
    3.8  mi  |  839  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 20, 2012 - I was impressed with everything about the school from administrators, teacher, even the lunchroom ladies helping when we forgot lunch money.Dr Jones made my 3 children feel welcome to a new school as well as their teachers. If i had a problem t, they found solutions. We came from a small private school and this was a whole new world to us and we were all worried but they had a great year and had good grade too ...win win situation,,we''re looking forward to another great year - Posted by Parent

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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.