Lowndes High School

  • Lowndes High School serves 3,005 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

Lowndes High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Lowndes High School's student population of 3,005 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 160 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,005 students
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Total Classroom Teachers160 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lowndes High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lowndes High School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#749 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
25%
37%
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White
62%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lowndes High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.550.42
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Graduation Rate
90%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLowndes County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Lowndes High School is a public high school in Lowndes County, Georgia.

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