6482 Suwanee Dam Rd
Buford, GA 30518
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Lanier Middle School serves 1,410 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 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the Georgia state average of 62% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,410 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Lanier Middle School's student population of 1,410 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,410 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
82 teachers
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Students by Grade
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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 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
28%
17%
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Black
20%
36%
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White
38%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Calendar

View the Lanier Middle School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Fall Break
October 06, 2022 (Thursday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
First Day of 2nd Semester
January 05, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break
April 01, 2023 (Saturday)
Last Day of School
May 24, 2023 (Wednesday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,410 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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