School Details

Lanier Elementary School

4782 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506
(770) 532-8781
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 692 students 15 students/teacher (GA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

90%
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Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Hall County School District average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

84%
88%
90%
73%
81%
84%
86%
90%
93%
74%
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83%
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75%
81%

Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Hall County School District average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

93%
92%
94%
92%
86%
90%
92%
90%
93%
83%
70%
80%
81%
73%
81%

Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
86%
80%
80%

Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA)

In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Hall County School District average
  • Georgia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Lanier Elementary School is a public elementary school in Gainesville. The principal of Lanier Elementary School is John Wiggins and can be contacted at john.wiggins@hallco.org. 692 children attend Lanier Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 13% of the Lanier Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 46% of the 692 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 55% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Lanier Elementary School is 15:1. Mount Vernon Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 74% 56%
Hispanic 21% 34%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 5%
Multiracial 1% %
Asian 0.9% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55% 54%
Limited English proficiency 13% 19%
Economically disadvantaged 46% 51%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Both of my boys went to Lanier. It is a great school with wonderful caring teachers. My older son graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in engineering. My younger son is still in college and has done very well. I credit Lanier for providing the foundation for learning and success.

  • (2 years ago)

    I loved this school. My child went there all 6 years. Very caring and responsible taechers. The best in Gainesville!!!

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