J.w. Sexton High School

102 Mcpherson Ave,

Lansing, MI, 48915-1760

Tel: (517)755-1070
Grades: 9-12

793 students

J.w. Sexton High School serves 793 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
J.w. Sexton High School operates within the Lansing Public School District.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 83%%.

Overview

The student population of 793 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 793 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
18:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
3%
Hispanic
10%
6%
Black
61%
22%
White
18%
67%
Unknown
5%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.59
0.48
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 54%
44%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,683 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Lansing Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
3
Number of Students Managed 12,683
806
Graduation Rate 60
83%
District Total Revenue $173 MM
n/a
District Spending $180 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $11,573
$0
District Spending / Student $12,053
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Early College @ Lansing Community College High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Intermediate School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riddle Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Recommended November 16, 2007 - JW sexton is a great school with a lot of school spirit - Posted by Student/Alumni

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