Lanier High School

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1201 Payton Gin Rd

Austin, TX 78758

(512) 414-2514

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,635

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

19 Parent Reviews for Lanier High School

I used to go to Lanier earlier in the year for like 5 months and honestly after starting homeschool for the first time this year, I'd rather go back to Lanier, it was great there and some of the students, teachers, and counselors were nice. Even though there was one rude teacher. Overall at Lanier I ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/15/14

I graduated from Lanier in 2013. While I enjoyed extracurricular activities at this school, the education I received was sub par in comparison to other high schools in Austin. A student could excel academically at Lanier and get automatic acceptance to a University in Texas because of the top 10% rule ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/09/14

I used to be a student at Lanier, I wasn't an A or B student, but I have learned alot. The teachers at this school are very caring and when it comes to problems they are always their to help mainly the counselors and principles.

Posted by a student on 10/19/09

It was a great learning enviorenment, lots of oppurtunites for us less fortunate students!

Posted by a student on 12/17/08

I am a current student at Lanier and i am thrilled to be here. I transfered from Anderson High School just to go Lanier High School. Lanier offers a safe enviroment and dedicated teachers which is hard to find at other schools. Everyone is dedicated and teachers are really helpful. The coaches help you ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/17/08

Lanier is a good school, with hard working teachers. Its only fault being the overall quality of students at the school. AISD does not bus, therefore the population of Lanier is stuck in two molds. Low econmics and monoculturaly. IF AISD would push for diviristy it would be outstanding.

Posted by a former student on 04/18/06

My son, a senior @ Lanier has done exceptionally well academically. He has been accepted at UT & several other colleges. He has worked extremely hard to have achieved this. Along with Gear up & honors programs & AP classes.He also took the early start college classes. The teachers work very hard with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/03/06

Lanier has it's fair share of problems, but it also has it's good points. I graduated two sons from lanier. They both were in honors classes and they both played football. I think this helped them stay on track.

Posted by a parent on 10/02/05

It is a great school that is coming up good academically and now athletically!!

Posted by a student on 07/08/05

We have just moved to the Austin area and really studied the schools in the area. We were looking for a smaller school for the one on one with the teachers. We talked to the Coaches, Teachers and Principal. They are looking for the best in all the students. Lanier high school is trying so hard to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/29/05

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Test scores
Test scores for Lanier High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Lanier High School
Austin Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Austin schools — Lanier High School is located at 1201 Payton Gin Rd, Austin TX 78758. 1201 Payton Gin Rd is in the 78758 ZIP code in Austin, TX The school district for Lanier High School is the Austin Isd. Lanier High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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