♦ Total Enrollment of 1845 ♦ 9 % Reduced Lunch ♦ 64 % Free Lunch ♦ 10 % Students with Disabilities ♦ 122 Certified Staff Members ♦ 97 Classified Staff Members
About Lanier County Primary School...
♦ Grades PK-2 ♦Enrollment - 613 ♦SACS/ACS Accredited ♦ AYP 2009-2010; 2010-2011 ♦Teacher of the Year - Beth Fulghum ♦Educational Pedagogy Award - Valerie Kline
About Lanier County Elementary School...
♦ Grades 3-5 ♦ Enrollment - 398 ♦ SACS/ACS Accredited ♦ AYP 2009-2010,2010-2011 ♦ Teacher of the Year - Angie Fender ♦ Educational Pedagogy Award - Kayla Faircloth
About Lanier County Middle School...
♦ Grades 6-8 ♦ Enrollment - 390 ♦ SACS Accredited ♦ AYP 2007-2008;2008-2009,2009-2010,2010-2011 ♦ Title I Distinguished School ♦ LCMS Teacher of the Year - Lynn Vickers ♦ Educational Pedagogy Award - Wayne Sirmans
About Lanier County High School...
♦ Grades 9-12 ♦ Enrollment - 424 ♦ SACS Accredited ♦ Teacher of the Year - Deidre Chadwick ♦ Educational Pedagogy Award - Margo Montgomery
About Lanier County…
· Lanier County was created from Berrien, Lowndes and Clinch counties on August 7,1920.
· Lanier County was named in honor of Sydney Clopton Lanier, poet from Macon, Georgia, whose work explored man's faith and his relationship to the world around him.
· Lanier County is located in the south central section of Georgia approximately 30 miles north of the Florida state line and 25 miles east of Interstate Highway 75.
· Lanier County’s 2003 estimated population was 7,361 according to the U S Census Bureau.
· Lanier County’s population is approximately 71.6% Caucasian and 25.6% African American.
· Lanier County’s 1999 median household income was $29,171.
· Lanier County boasts the annualFlatlanders’ Fall Frolic, a Labor Day festival and Arts and Crafts Show.
· Lanier County was home to a Georgia governor, Eurith Dickinson Rivers, Governor 1937-1941.
· Lanier County is home to Lakeland’s Milltown Murals depicting the 1925 era when Milltown was re-named Lakeland.
· Lanier County is home to Patten Seed Company, a 50 year old company who has become the nation’s production leader in warm-season turf grass seed and sod.
· Lanier County is home to the Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge with opportunities for fishing, boating and wildlife observation.
· Lanier County is home to the Robert Simpson Nature Trail. The trail is a pristine environment with abundant plant life, natural bogs, and fishing opportunities on Lake Irma.
· Lanier County has canoeing and fishing opportunities on the Alapaha River.