PROFICIENCY 9% 68% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
18%JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST
10%Jackson
28%Mississippi

Lanier High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST" in Jackson, MS. There are a total of 814 students and 59 teachers at Lanier High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 814 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Lanier High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 9.0%, which is 68% lower than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students814
Teachers58.94
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch814
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment4
Taking some courses4
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses4

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Lanier High School, there are a total of 4 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 4 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All<= 1%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All15-19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School15-19%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Lanier High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 0.5% 1.3% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 99.5% 97.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.1% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 1.4% 3.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Barr Elementary School10%0.5Jackson, MS
Galloway Elementary School12%0.8Jackson, MS
Rowan Middle School13%0.8Jackson, MS
Poindexter Elementary School15%0.9Jackson, MS
Brown Elementary School12%0.9Jackson, MS
Pecan Park Elementary School12%1.2Jackson, MS
Blackburn Middle School4%1.2Jackson, MS
Johnson Elementary School5%1.3Jackson, MS
Davis Magnet School67%1.4Jackson, MS
Provine High School14%1.5Jackson, MS
Hardy Middle School10%1.6Jackson, MS
Brinkley Middle School5%1.6Jackson, MS

Jackson demographics profile

StatisticJacksonMississippiNational
Population172,0392,989,192318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,5496291
Median age32.136.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%54%55%
Speak English97%96%79%
Speak Spanish2%2%13%

Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school79.9%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.2%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.2%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.9%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Lanier High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.