W O Lance Elementary School

200 S 8th Ave
Lanett, AL 36863
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
W O Lance Elementary School serves 581 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
W O Lance Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 581 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

W O Lance Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

W O Lance Elementary School's student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

W O Lance Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of W O Lance Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1038 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
19%
10%
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Black
72%
32%
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White
8%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is W O Lance Elementary School's ranking?
W O Lance Elementary School is ranked #1038 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are W O Lance Elementary School often compared to?
W O Lance Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like W F Burns Middle School, Bob Hardingshawmut Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend W O Lance Elementary School?
581 students attend W O Lance Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of W O Lance Elementary School students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of W O Lance Elementary School?
W O Lance Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does W O Lance Elementary School offer ?
W O Lance Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is W O Lance Elementary School part of?
W O Lance Elementary School is part of Lanett City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 581 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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