Lanier Career Academy

2723 Tumbling Creek Rd
Gainesville, GA 30504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lanier Career Academy serves 284 students in grades 6-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Lanier Career Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Lanier Career Academy's student population of 284 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students284 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 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lanier Career Academy is 0.59, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2174 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
45%
15%
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Black
8%
37%
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White
45%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.69
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Graduation Rate
40-44%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
56%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lanier Career Academy is Johnson High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Hall Middle School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gainesville South Hall Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 919 students
    1.2 miles
    3215 Poplar Springs Road
    Gainesville, GA 30507
    (770) 532-4416
    1.2 6-8 919
  • Gainesville Johnson High School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,589 student
    1.3 miles
    3305 Poplar Springs Rd
    Gainesville, GA 30507
    (770) 536-2394
    1.3 9-12 1,589
  • Gainesville Lyman Hall Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 760 students
    1.7 miles
    2150 Memorial Park Dr
    Gainesville, GA 30504
    (770) 534-7044
    1.7 PK-5 760
  • Oakwood Oakwood Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 494 students
    1.8 miles
    4500 Allen St
    Oakwood, GA 30566
    (770) 532-1656
    1.8 PK-5 494
  • Gainesville Chicopee Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 727 students
    2.0 miles
    2029 Calvary Church Rd
    Gainesville, GA 30507
    (770) 536-2075
    2 PK-5 727

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