Sidney Lanier Center is located in Gainesville, FL and is one of 63 schools in Alachua School District. It is a sp-ed school that serves 104 students in grades PK-12.
Special Education schools are public schools that provide special services for children with disabilities (special physical, mental, or learning needs). Many special education schools also provide vocational training, adapted physical education, and assistive technology for their students.
Sidney Lanier Center did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Florida in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Sidney Lanier Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Sidney Lanier Center had 50% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Florida had 56% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Alachua spends $8,486 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 55% on instruction, 40% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Alachua District
In 2011, Sidney Lanier Center had 4 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Florida average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.