Lanett Junior High School

1301 South 8th Avenue
Lanett, AL 36863
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lanett Junior High School serves 160 students in grades 7-8.
Lanett Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 160 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lanett Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Lanett Junior High School's student population of 160 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
160 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Lanett Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lanett Junior High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1098 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
18%
10%
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Black
74%
32%
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White
7%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lanett Junior High School's ranking?
Lanett Junior High School is ranked #1098 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Lanett Junior High School?
160 students attend Lanett Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Lanett Junior High School students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Lanett Junior High School offer ?
Lanett Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Lanett Junior High School part of?
Lanett Junior High School is part of Lanett City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 160 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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