1450 Howell Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
J. L. Lomax Elementary School serves 606 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
J. L. Lomax Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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J. L. Lomax Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

J. L. Lomax Elementary School's student population of 606 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

J. L. Lomax Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of J. L. Lomax Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2049 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
86%
37%
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White
3%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 606 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25 (Btm 50%)

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