Lanier Career Academy

  • Lanier Career Academy serves 229 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lanier Career Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Lanier Career Academy's student population of 229 students has declined by 44% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students229 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lanier Career Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lanier Career Academy is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#2167 out of 2185 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
49%
15%
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Black
7%
37%
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White
41%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.68
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Graduation Rate15-19%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHall County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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