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
9 393
10 214
11 214
12 196

Jess Lanier High School is a public high school of the Bessemer City School District located in Bessemer, AL. It has 1,017 students in grades 8th through 12th. Jess Lanier High School is the 76th largest public high school in Alabama and the 5,764th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,017
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 51

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Jess Lanier High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 509
(50%)
824
(50%)
 Male 508
(50%)
811
(50%)

Jess Lanier High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 960
(94%)
1,540
(94%)
 Hispanic 42
(4%)
60
(4%)
 White 15
(1%)
32
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jess Lanier High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 811
(80%)
1,363
(83%)
 Not Eligible 173
(17%)
222
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(3%)
50
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jess Lanier High School is ranked 17th out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jess Lanier High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 56.7%. 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

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

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

Compare Jess Lanier High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 83.0%
 

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Jess Lanier High School
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Public 08 - 12 1,017 19.9:1  
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