Jess Lanier High School



Jess Lanier High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jess Lanier High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 317
10 235
11 218
12 209

Jess Lanier High School is a public high school of the Bessemer City School District located in Bessemer, AL. It has 979 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jess Lanier High School is the 80th largest public high school in Alabama and the 6,102nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.3 to 1.

Total Students: 979
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,102nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 80th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 376th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 133rd out of 381

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Jess Lanier High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 497
(51%)
497
(51%)
 Female 482
(49%)
482
(49%)

Jess Lanier High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 902
(92%)
902
(92%)
 Hispanic 48
(5%)
48
(5%)
 White 24
(2%)
24
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jess Lanier High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 595
(61%)
595
(61%)
 Not Eligible 384
(39%)
384
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jess Lanier High School is ranked 37th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jess Lanier High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.8%) is higher than the state average of 48.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Jess Lanier High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1039
2006 1054
2007 1065
2008 1104
2009 1183
2010 1190
2011 1166
2012 1017
2013 996
2014 1015
2015 979

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 19.2
2007 17.4
2008 19.4
2009 24.1
2010 19.4
2011 20.7
2012 19.9
2013 22.1
2014 19.9
2015 23.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75264677574591
2006 0.73719165085389
2007 0.75962441314554
2008 0.75452898550725
2009 0.7447168216399
2010 0.76890756302521
2011 0.83876500857633
2012 0.8298918387414
2013 0.82931726907631
2014 0.79901477832512
2015 0.60776302349336

Compare Jess Lanier High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
2,330.0% 23.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 60.8%
 

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