Lanier Middle School

6482 Suwanee Dam Rd
Buford, GA 30518
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Lanier Middle School serves 1,453 students in grades 6-8.
Lanier Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Lanier Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Lanier Middle School's student population of 1,453 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Rankings

Lanier Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Lanier Middle School is 0.71, which is more 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
#267 out of 2196 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
15%
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Black
17%
37%
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White
44%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGwinnett County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lanier Middle School is North Gwinnett High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakeside Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is White Oak Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buford White Oak Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 776 students
    0.1 miles
    6442 Suwanee Dam Rd
    Buford, GA 30518
    (678) 546-5550
    0.1 PK-5 776
  • Buford Sycamore Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 781 students
    1.7 miles
    5695 Sycamore Rd
    Buford, GA 30518
    (678) 714-5770
    1.7 PK-5 781
  • Cumming Haw Creek Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,092 student
    2.3 miles
    2555 Echols Rd
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (678) 965-5070
    2.3 PK-5 1,092
  • Cumming Lakeside Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,276 student
    2.3 miles
    2565 Echols Rd
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (678) 455-7311
    2.3 6-8 1,276
  • Cumming Mashburn Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 682 students
    3.0 miles
    3777 Samples Rd
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (770) 889-1630
    3 PK-5 682

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