Lonnie Jackson Academy

4601 Buena Vista Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lonnie Jackson Academy serves 489 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lonnie Jackson 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 15-19% (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 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Lonnie Jackson Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Lonnie Jackson Academy's student population of 489 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Lonnie Jackson 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 Lonnie Jackson Academy is 0.26, 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
#2065 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
86%
37%
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White
5%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lonnie Jackson Academy is Early College Academy Of Columbus At Waverly Terrace (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rothschild Leadership Academy School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus Rothschild Leadership Academy School Math: 7% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 529 students
    0.3 miles
    1136 Hunt Ave
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 569-3709
    0.3 6-8 529
  • Columbus Dimon Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 496 students
    1.0 miles
    480 Dogwood Dr
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 683-8772
    1 K-5 496
  • Columbus Dawson Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 268 students
    1.6 miles
    180 Northstar Dr
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 683-8732
    1.6 K-5 268
  • Columbus Early College Academy Of Columbus At Waverly Terrace Math: 20-29%
    Grades: 9-12 | 158 students
    1.6 miles
    2701 11th Ave
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 565-2965
    1.6 9-12 158
  • Columbus Fort Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 544 students
    1.6 miles
    2900 Woodruff Farm Rd
    Columbus, GA 31907
    (706) 569-3740
    1.6 6-8 544

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