Lanier Senior High School

1756 S Court St
Montgomery, AL 36104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lanier Senior High School serves 1,008 students in grades 9-12.
Lanier Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.

School Overview

Lanier Senior High School's student population of 1,008 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,008 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Rankings

Lanier Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lanier Senior High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1239 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
99%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.020.59
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Lanier Senior High School is Fews Secondary Acceleration Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montgomery Fews Secondary Acceleration Academy Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-10 | 54 students
    0.3 miles
    321 Early St
    Montgomery, AL 36104
    (334) 269-3665
    0.3 6-10 54
  • Montgomery Nixon Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
    0.5 miles
    1000 Edgar D Nixon Ave
    Montgomery, AL 36104
    (334) 269-3012
    0.5 PK-5 438
  • Montgomery Bellingrath Middle School Math: 6% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 459 students
    0.8 miles
    3350 S Court St
    Montgomery, AL 36105
    (334) 269-3623
    0.8 6-8 459
  • Montgomery Booker T Washington Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 406 students
    1.0 miles
    632 S Union St
    Montgomery, AL 36104
    (334) 269-3617
    1 9-12 406
  • Montgomery Carver Senior High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,098 student
    1.0 miles
    2001 W Fairview Ave
    Montgomery, AL 36108
    (334) 269-3636
    1 9-12 1,098

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