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C-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Langston Hughes High School is a public school located in Fairburn, GA. It has 1,946 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 8% of students are at least proficient in math and 27% in reading.
Address
7501 Hall Rd
Fairburn, GA 30213
Telephone
(470) 254-3620

Langston Hughes High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
27%
Percent Proficient - Math
8%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
970
372 responses
Average ACT
20
112 responses
AP Enrollment
18%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    C+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$61,336
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,089
National
$949
Median Home Value
$268,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
61%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.38 responses
Poll
53%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.38 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 65 responses
Report
  • Football games
    29%
  • Senior Nights, Homecoming events, and Basketball
    23%
  • EVERYTHING!
    12%
  • I hang out with my family and my close friends
    12%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Dancing
    5%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,946
Free or Reduced Lunch
73%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.45 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.44 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.45 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,688
Teachers in First/Second Year
27.9%
49%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.51 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.51 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.51 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,846/ year
National
$12,239
72%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.61 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.61 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.61 responses
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What I like about Langston Hughes High School is it’s diversity. There were different races like African American, white, and Hispanics. And you were able to learn about different cultures from different people. Langston also has fun activities like pep rally’s, football games, and etc. At the pep rally’s there would be special guests. Some people were rappers and some were dancers. Or maybe a student from the school was performing, I almost forgot, the talent shows! Each year at Langston Hughes High School we would have a talent show that consists of students from the school who showed off their talent. And the winner would be chosen by the judges, and the amount of applause a person got. It was always fun!
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My experience at Langston Hughes High School was memorable. Although the school was not as diverse as I would've liked, the connections I made with other students and school faculty were long-lasting. If your planning on attending Langston Hughes, be sure to participate actively in school activities and be part of the social life. Remember, high school is only as fun as you make it. Good luck!
Hi, Today I’m going to tell you about my amazing school which is Langston Hughes High School. This school has a lot of great history behind it since it is named after the wonderful poet Langston Hughes. This school has always made sure that their students are over achievers and always make sure that we strive to be the best we can be. In Langston Hughes High School, students will be taught not take their education for granted. They should enter to learn and depart with an understanding on how they can serve and lead. Langston Hughes High School job is to make sure our scholars are globally competitive in achieving their college and career aspirations. Scholars will leave our school confident knowing they recieved a strong foundation. And by making this happen teachers will establish a strong teacher community where teachers collaborate and make strong Data Driven Instructional decisions.