Lowndes High School

Lowndes High School serves 2,865 students in grades 9-12.
Lowndes High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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 2,865 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 Students2,865 students
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Total Classroom Teachers160 teachers
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School Comparison

Lowndes High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Lowndes High School is 0.55, 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
#497 out of 2188 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
24%
37%
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White
62%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.69
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Graduation Rate
92%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
56%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

School Notes

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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lowndes High School is Valdosta High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valdosta Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westside Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valdosta Westside Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 921 students
    1.4 miles
    2470 James Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    (229) 245-2289
    1.4 PK-5 921
  • Valdosta S.l. Mason Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 919 students
    1.6 miles
    821 W Gordon St
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    (229) 333-8525
    1.6 PK-5 919
  • Valdosta Valdosta Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,063 student
    2.5 miles
    110 Burton St
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8555
    2.5 6-8 1,063
  • Valdosta W.g. Nunn Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,087 student
    3.6 miles
    1610 Lakeland Ave
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8515
    3.6 PK-5 1,087
  • Valdosta Pinevale Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 593 students
    3.9 miles
    930 Lake Park Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    (229) 333-8535
    3.9 PK-5 593

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