Lanier High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
833 W Maple Street
Jackson, MS 39203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lanier High School serves 659 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lanier High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.

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Lanier High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Lanier High School's student population of 659 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students659 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Lanier High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lanier High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#817 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lanier High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lanier High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
99%
48%
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White
n/a
44%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lanier High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.020.58
Graduation Rate
55-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lanier High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lanier High School is Provine High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Midtown Public Charter School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barr Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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